Anticoagulants (Warfarin) as their effectiveness may be decreased by Mitotane.
Other Medical Problem
Several other conditions may reduce its effectiveness. Make sure you inform your doctor of conditions such as,
If you will have any surgery.
3 Proper Usage
To use Lyrica properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor.
Use it exactly as your doctor directed. Read the medication guide carefully. Ask your pharmacist if you have any queries.
Swallow the medicine whole. Do not crush, chew or break it. Do not take it if it is deformed or leaking. Do not miss any dose.
Be sure you know how to properly handle and dispose Mitotane. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
It is different for different patients. Dosage mentioned below is an average dose. You must follow your doctor’s instructions.
For oral dosage forms
Total dose of 2 to 6 grams per day divided into 3 or 4 times a day.
Dose of children is determined by your doctor.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it almost a time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your daily schedule. Doubling the dose is harmful.
Store it at room temperature.
Keep it away from children.
4 Precautions to Take
Before using Lyrica, there are some precautions you must take.
Your doctor should check your daily progress at regular visits. He may do a blood and urine test.
Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that are CNS depressants (sedatives, tranquilizers, barbiturates, antihistamines, muscle relaxants or anesthetics) while taking Mitotane. It will add to the effects of alcohol and other depressants.
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