Lysteda Dosing Information

The dose of Lysteda your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending mostly upon how well your kidneys are functioning. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Lysteda Dosage for more information.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, Lysteda can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Common side effects of Lysteda include but are not limited to:
(Click Lysteda Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Drug Interactions

Lysteda can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Lysteda Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Lysteda?

Prior to taking this medication, talk to your healthcare provider if you:
  • Have ever had a blood clot
  • Are at a high risk for blood clots
  • Use hormonal contraceptives
  • Have irregular menstrual periods
  • Have a short menstrual cycle (21 days or shorter)
  • Have a long menstrual cycle (35 days or longer)
  • Have kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Have heart valve disease or an irregular heart rhythm
  • Have a subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Have any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lysteda Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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