What is Biotone® used for?
Biotone® is commonly used for adjunctive treatment of functional asthenia.
How should I take Biotone®?
This drug is taken by mouth. Drink with full a glass of water. Do not crush or chew.
How do I store Biotone®?
Biotone is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Biotone® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Biotone® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Biotone® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Biotone®?
Before taking Biotone®, tell your doctor if:
- You are allergic to any ingredient in Biotone®, or allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
- You are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Biotone® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Biotone®.
What side effects can occur from Biotone®?
When using this drug, some side effects may occur:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Upset stomach
- Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Biotone®?
Biotone may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Biotone®?
Biotone may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Biotone®?
Biotone may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Biotone®.
What is the dose of Biotone® for an adult?
Take two capsules two times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
What is the dose of Biotone® for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Biotone® available?
Biotone is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Oral Solution
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Biotone®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: March 18, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019