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Cantil Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (Cantil)?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose (Cantil)?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, headache, dry and hot skin, trouble swallowing, and muscle weakness or stiffness.

What should I avoid while taking mepenzolate (Cantil)?

Mepenzolate can cause side effects that may impair your vision, thinking, or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of mepenzolate.

Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Mepenzolate can decrease sweating, and you could develop heatstroke more easily.

What other drugs will affect mepenzolate (Cantil)?

The following drugs can interact with mepenzolate. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:

  • amantadine (Symmetrel);
  • nitroglycerin;
  • heart rhythm medicines such as quinidine (Quinaglute, Cardioquin, Quinidex);
  • sedatives such as diazepam (Valium) or medicines to treat mental illness such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine) or thioridazine (Mellaril);
  • antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), or selegiline (Emsam);
  • medicine to treat Parkinson's disease, such as rasagiline (Azilect) or selegiline (Eldepryl); and
  • cold or allergy medicines containing antihistamines such as Benadryl, Dimetapp, Actifed, Chlor-Trimeton, and others.

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with mepenzolate. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about mepenzolate.

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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