FAQs ABOUT NOVATEN 50 TABLET
Can NOVATEN 50 TABLET be cut in half?
Yes, but the bisection line on NOVATEN 50 TABLET is only there to help you break the tablet if you have difficulty swallowing it whole. It should not be done to divide it into equal doses.
Can NOVATEN 50 TABLET be crushed?
No. Do not break, crush or chew NOVATEN 50 TABLET. Simply swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
Can NOVATEN 50 TABLET cause diarrhea?
Yes. Diarrhea is a common side effect of NOVATEN 50 TABLET. Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice, to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. If you experience persistent diarrhea, consult your doctor.
Can NOVATEN 50 TABLET cause erectile dysfunction?
NOVATEN 50 TABLET may make it difficult for you to get a penile erection. Consult your physician if you are unable to get an erection or experience any related symptoms.
Can I take NOVATEN 50 TABLET before having surgery?
Inform the medical staff about NOVATEN 50 TABLET before having surgery. This is because you can get low blood pressure (hypotension) if you are given certain anesthetics (medicines used to cause insensitivity to pain) while you are taking NOVATEN 50 TABLET.
What if I forget to take a dose of NOVATEN 50 TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of NOVATEN 50 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for a forgotten dose.