An overdose with Binosto may cause low blood calcium or phosphate levels, as well as a variety of stomach and intestinal symptoms. If you happen to overdose on this medication, drink a full glass of milk and seek immediate medical attention. Do not try to vomit the medication up or lie down, as Binosto can irritate the esophagus.
Binosto should be stored at room temperature in the original blister package until ready for use. Keep the product away from moisture. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Binosto?
If you forget to take a dose of Binosto, simply take your missed dose the morning after you remember, and then continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a missed dose later in the day, and do not take two doses of this medication on the same day.
This medication comes in one strength and form: Binosto 70 mg effervescent tablets for oral solution.
Can I Buy Generic Binosto?
This medication is not yet available in generic form (see Generic Binosto).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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