Find & Manage Your Patient Assistance Programs
Estimated patient savings $600,000,000.00
Cranberry extract oral
CRANBERRY (Vaccinium macrocarpon) - ORAL

Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.

CRANBERRY (Vaccinium macrocarpon) - ORAL

Uses

Cranberry has been used for preventing bladder infections (urinary tract infections, or UTI), as well as in combination with antibiotics for acute bladder infections. Some herbal/diet supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use. The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

How To Use

Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist. If you think you may have a bladder infection (symptoms include pain on urination, frequency or urgency to urinate), consult your doctor promptly. Prescription medication (e.g., antibiotics) may be necessary to treat your condition. If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

Side Effects

No side effects have currently been noted. However, contact your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any possible side effects.

Precautions

If you have recurring bladder (urinary tract) infections, consult your doctor or pharmacist about ways to avoid infection. Liquid preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of this product.

Drug Interactions

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use.

Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include diarrhea.

Notes

Keep all regular medical and laboratory appointments.

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 and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

Storage

Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist.