Fortical

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Fortical?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Low blood calcium (hypocalcemia)
  • Nasal sores or problems
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Fortical Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not known exactly what to expect from a Fortical overdose. Based on the way it works, potential effects could include:
 
  • Low calcium in the blood
  • Muscle twitches or spasms
  • Seizures
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia).
     
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Fortical Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Fortical Be Stored?

Each unopened bottle should be stored in the refrigerator, but should be stored at room temperature once opened. Before you use each bottle for the first time, make sure to let it warm up to room temperature. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Once you have assembled the bottle, it must be stored upright, not on its side.
 
Each bottle can be used for only 30 days after the first use. You must discard the bottle after 35 days, even if there is some Fortical left in it.
 
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