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Cerezyme Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- What are the possible side effects of imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- What is the most important information I should know about imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- How should I use imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cerezyme)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cerezyme)?
- What should I avoid while taking imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- What other drugs will affect imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cerezyme)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of imiglucerase.
What happens if I overdose (Cerezyme)?
Contact your doctor, a hospital emergency room, or a poison control center if an overdose is suspected.
Although symptoms of an imiglucerase overdose are not known, an overdose is unlikely to threaten life.
What should I avoid while taking imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during treatment with imiglucerase.
What other drugs will affect imiglucerase (Cerezyme)?
Imiglucerase is not expected to interact with other medications. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking other prescription or over-the-counter medications, including herbal products, during treatment with imiglucerase.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about imiglucerase written for health professionals that you may read.
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 Cerezyme Information
- Cerezyme Drug Interactions Center: imiglucerase iv
- Cerezyme Side Effects Center
- Cerezyme Overview including Precautions
- Cerezyme FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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