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Daliresp Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- What are the possible side effects of roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- What is the most important information I should know about roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- How should I take roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Daliresp)?
- What happens if I overdose (Daliresp)?
- What should I avoid while taking roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- What other drugs will affect roflumilast (Daliresp)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Daliresp)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Daliresp)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include fast or pounding heartbeats, cold or clammy skin, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking roflumilast (Daliresp)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect roflumilast (Daliresp)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- birth control pills;
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- lidocaine (Xylocaine);
- methoxsalen (Oxsoralen, Uvadex, 8-Mop);
- primaquine (anti-malaria medication);
- an antidepressant such as fluvoxamine (Luvox) or nefazodone;
- an antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), norfloxacin (Noroxin), ofloxacin (Floxin), or telithromycin (Ketex);
- antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or thiabendazole (Mintezol);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), mexiletine (Mexitil), nicardipine (Cardene) or quinidine (Quin-G);
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra);
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with roflumilast. 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 pharmacist can provide more information about roflumilast.
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 Daliresp Information
- Daliresp Drug Interactions Center: roflumilast oral
- Daliresp Side Effects Center
- Daliresp Overview including Precautions
- Daliresp FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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