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Cystagon Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- What are the possible side effects of cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- What is the most important information I should know about cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- How should I use cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cystagon)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cystagon)?
- What should I avoid while taking cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- What other drugs will affect cysteamine (Cystagon)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cystagon)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If the next dose is less than 2 hours away, 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 (Cystagon)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think your child has used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include vomiting, dry mouth, and weakness.
What should I avoid while taking cysteamine (Cystagon)?
This medication can cause side effects that may impair thinking or reactions. Your child should be careful while driving or doing anything that requires him or her to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect cysteamine (Cystagon)?
There may be other medicines that can interact with cysteamine. Tell your child's doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications the child uses. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your child's doctor. Keep a list with you of all the medicines your child uses and show this list to any doctor or other healthcare provider who treats your child.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about cysteamine.
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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