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Anzemet Tablets Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What are the possible side effects of dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- How should I take dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What happens if I overdose (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What should I avoid while taking dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- What other drugs will affect dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to dolasetron, to similar medicines such as ondansetron (Zofran), granisetron (Kytril), or palonosetron (Aloxi).
If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take dolasetron:
- a heart rhythm disorder;
- a personal or family history of Long QT syndrome; or
- an electrolyte imbalance (such as low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood).
FDA pregnancy category B. This medication is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether dolasetron passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Dolasetron orally disintegrating tablets may contain phenylalanine. Tell your doctor if you have phenylketonuria (PKU).
How should I take dolasetron (Anzemet Tablets)?
Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Dolasetron is usually taken 1 hour before chemotherapy or 2 hours before surgery. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Store dolasetron at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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