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Cleviprex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- What are the possible side effects of clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- How is clevidipine given (Cleviprex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cleviprex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cleviprex)?
- What should I avoid while receiving clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- What other drugs will affect clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cleviprex)?
Since clevidipine is given as needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cleviprex)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medication.
Overdose symptoms may include slow heartbeats, severe dizziness, and fainting.
What should I avoid while receiving clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect clevidipine (Cleviprex)?
Tell your doctor about all other heart or blood pressure medications you are using.
Tell your doctor if you are also taking a beta-blocker drug (such as Blocadren, Corgard, Inderal, Normodyne, Tenormin, Toprol, Trandate, Zebeta, and others). You should not suddenly stop taking the beta-blocker. Stopping a beta-blocker too quickly can cause serious heart problems that will not be prevented by clevidipine.
There may be other drugs that can interact with clevidipine. 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 clevidipine.
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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