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DepoCyt Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- What are the possible side effects of cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- What is the most important information I should know about cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- How is cytarabine liposomal given (DepoCyt)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (DepoCyt)?
- What happens if I overdose (DepoCyt)?
- What should I avoid while receiving cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- What other drugs will affect cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (DepoCyt)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your cytarabine liposomal injection.
What happens if I overdose (DepoCyt)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, headache and fever, confusion, and changes in personality or behavior.
What should I avoid while receiving cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect cytarabine liposomal (DepoCyt)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with cytarabine liposomal. 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 doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about cytarabine liposomal.
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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