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Dtic-Dome Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- What are the possible side effects of dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- How is dacarbazine given (Dtic-Dome)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dtic-Dome)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dtic-Dome)?
- What should I avoid while receiving dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- What other drugs will affect dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dtic-Dome)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your dacarbazine injection.
What happens if I overdose (Dtic-Dome)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while receiving dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using dacarbazine. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), oral polio, typhoid, chickenpox (varicella), BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guérin), and nasal flu vaccine.
What other drugs will affect dacarbazine (Dtic-Dome)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with dacarbazine. 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 dacarbazine.
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 Dtic-Dome Information
- Dtic-Dome Drug Interactions Center: dacarbazine iv
- Dtic-Dome Side Effects Center
- Dtic-Dome Overview including Precautions
- Dtic-Dome FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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