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Cylert Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pemoline (Cylert)?
- What are the possible side effects of pemoline (Cylert)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pemoline (Cylert)?
- Who should not take pemoline (Cylert)?
- How should I take pemoline (Cylert)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cylert)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cylert)?
- What should I avoid while taking pemoline (Cylert)?
- What other drugs will affect pemoline (Cylert)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cylert)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take only your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Cylert)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a pemoline overdose include agitation, vomiting, tremors (shaking), muscle twitches, seizures, confusion, hallucinations, sweating, flushing, headache, fast or irregular heartbeat, large pupils, and dryness of the mouth and eyes.
What should I avoid while taking pemoline (Cylert)?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Pemoline may cause dizziness or impair your ability to concentrate. If you experience dizziness or impaired concentration, avoid these activities.
What other drugs will affect pemoline (Cylert)?
Before taking pemoline, tell your doctor if you take any medicine to control a seizure disorder. There may be an increased risk of seizures when pemoline is taken with antiepileptic medications.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with pemoline. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about pemoline 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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