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Cayston Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aztreonam (Cayston)?
- What are the possible side effects of aztreonam (Cayston)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aztreonam (Cayston)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using aztreonam (Cayston)?
- How should I use aztreonam (Cayston)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cayston)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cayston)?
- What should I avoid while using aztreonam (Cayston)?
- What other drugs will affect aztreonam (Cayston)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cayston)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Then wait at least 4 hours before using your next dose. Even if you miss a dose, you should still try to get all of your scheduled doses for the day, as long as they are spaced at least 4 hours apart. Do not use two doses at one time or use extra medicine to make up a missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cayston)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using aztreonam (Cayston)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect aztreonam (Cayston)?
If you use other inhaled medications, you may need to use them in a certain order while using aztreonam inhalation. Ask your doctor for specific instructions about when to use your other medications in relation to your aztreonam inhalation doses.
There may be other drugs that can interact with aztreonam. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about aztreonam inhalation.
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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