Metopirone Oral Capsule 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Metopirone: Oral capsule (250mg)

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What is this Medicine?

METYRAPONE (me TEER a pone) is a diagnostic aid. It is used to test if the adrenal glands are working properly.

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Metopirone 250mg Capsule

NDC: 763360455
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) Suppression Diagnosis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Cushing's Syndrome

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Avoid temperatures above 86 degrees F
Protect from moisture
Metopirone 250mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Metopirone 250mg Capsule

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Metopirone 250mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Metopirone 250mg Capsule(Metyrapone)
Alcohol and Metyrapone(Metyrapone)
Use caution when combining Metyrapone with Alcoholic beverages. If you are receiving Metyrapone you should avoid alcohol when possible. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how Metyrapone affects you, and you should avoid such activities while drinking alcohol.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Metopirone 250mg Capsule(Metyrapone)
Marijuana and Metyrapone(Metyrapone)
Metyrapone can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effects profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Metyrapone. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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