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Bal in Oil Ampules Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What are the possible side effects of dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- How should I take dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What happens if I overdose (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What should I avoid after receiving dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- What other drugs will affect dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
Since dimercaprol is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
Tell your caregivers right away if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, extreme drowsiness, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid after receiving dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity after you are treated with dimercaprol.
What other drugs will affect dimercaprol (Bal in Oil Ampules)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with dimercaprol. Tell your doctor about all prescription and over-the-counter medications you have recently used, including 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 dimercaprol.
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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