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Antizol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fomepizole (Antizol)?
- What are the possible side effects of fomepizole (Antizol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fomepizole (Antizol)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving fomepizole (Antizol)?
- How is fomepizole given (Antizol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Antizol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Antizol)?
- What should I avoid while receiving fomepizole (Antizol)?
- What other drugs will affect fomepizole (Antizol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Antizol)?
Since fomepizole is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Antizol)?
Tell your caregivers right away if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, dizziness, or a spinning sensation.
What should I avoid while receiving fomepizole (Antizol)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity after you are treated with fomepizole.
What other drugs will affect fomepizole (Antizol)?
Tell your doctor if you have recently used any of the following drugs:
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol);
- cimetidine (Tagamet); or
- ketoconazole (Nizoral).
There may be other drugs that can affect fomepizole. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about fomepizole.
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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