Ala-Quin

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Ala-Quin Dosage & Precautions

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to clioquinol or hydrocortisone; or to other 8-hydroxyquinolines (e.g., iodoquinol); or to other corticosteroids (e.g., triamcinolone); or to iodine; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: tuberculosis of the skin, viral skin/eye infections (e.g., herpes, chickenpox).

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: immune system problems, poor blood circulation.

This medication may stain clothes, skin, nails, or hair. Use cautiously to avoid contact with clothes, nails, or hair.

Children may be more sensitive to the effects of too much corticosteroid medication. Consult your doctor for more details.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Overdose

This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.