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Ampyra Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- What are the possible side effects of dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- How should I take dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ampyra)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ampyra)?
- What should I avoid while taking dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- What other drugs will affect dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ampyra)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Ampyra)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose can cause confusion, problems with thinking or memory, tremors, sweating, or seizures.
What should I avoid while taking dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect dalfampridine (Ampyra)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with dalfampridine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about dalfampridine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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