There is only one standard recommended dosage of this medication. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Zecuity Dosage for more information.)
Just like any medicine, Zecuity can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication 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.
The most common side effects seen with Zecuity include:
- Pain at the patch site
- "Pins and needles" sensations
(Click Zecuity Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Zecuity may react with a number of other medicines (see Zecuity Drug Interactions).
Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Zecuity if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, a history of heart problems, or a family history of heart problems
- An abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (a rare heart condition)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- High cholesterol
- Had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini-stroke")
- Problems with your blood vessels, including peripheral vascular disease or Raynaud's phenomenon
- Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
- Epilepsy or have ever had a seizure
- Had a specific type of migraine known as basilar or hemiplegic migraines
- A sensitivity to electronic devices or have had any side effect from using a medical electronic device
- Another electrically active mechanical device implanted in or on your body, such as an insulin pump or cardiac pacemaker
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are over the age of 40 (for men)
- Have gone through menopause (for women)
- Are overweight
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Zecuity and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Zecuity and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Zecuity Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use this product.)