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Capastat Sulfate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What are the possible side effects of capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- How is capreomycin given (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What should I avoid while using capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- What other drugs will affect capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Capastat Sulfate)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Capastat Sulfate)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include hearing problems, ringing in your ears, dizziness, or urinating less than usual.
What should I avoid while using capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using capreomycin.
What other drugs will affect capreomycin (Capastat Sulfate)?
Capreomycin can be harmful to the kidneys, and these effects are increased when it is used together with other medicines that can harm the kidneys. Before using capreomycin, tell your doctor if you are also using:
- any other antibiotic (taken by mouth or injected);
- lithium (Lithobid);
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- pain or arthritis medicines such as aspirin (Anacin, Excedrin), acetaminophen (Tylenol), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and others;
- medicines used to treat ulcerative colitis, such as mesalamine (Pentasa) or sulfasalazine (Azulfidine);
- medicines used to prevent organ transplant rejection, such as sirolimus (Rapamune) or tacrolimus (Prograf);
- antiviral medicines such as adefovir (Hepsera), cidofovir (Vistide), or foscarnet (Foscavir); or
- cancer medicine such as aldesleukin (Proleukin), carmustine (BiCNU, Gliadel), cisplatin (Platinol), ifosfamide (Ifex), oxaliplatin (Eloxatin), plicamycin (Mithracin), streptozocin (Zanosar), or tretinoin (Vesanoid).
You may need dose adjustments or special tests when taking any of these medications together with capreomycin.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with capreomycin. 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 capreomycin.
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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Additional Capastat Sulfate Information
- Capastat Sulfate Drug Interactions Center: capreomycin inj
- Capastat Sulfate Side Effects Center
- Capastat Sulfate Overview including Precautions
- Capastat Sulfate FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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