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Evoxac Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- What are the possible side effects of cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- What is the most important information I should know about cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- How should I take cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Evoxac)?
- What happens if I overdose (Evoxac)?
- What should I avoid while taking cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- What other drugs will affect cevimeline (Evoxac)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Evoxac)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Evoxac)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include headache, blurred vision, watery eyes, confusion, sweating, tremors or shaking, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, trouble breathing, and fast, slow, or uneven heart rate.
What should I avoid while taking cevimeline (Evoxac)?
Cevimeline can cause side effects that may impair your vision, especially at night. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Cevimeline may cause excessive sweating and you may get dehydrated more easily while taking this medication. Follow your doctor's instructions about the type and amount of liquids you should drink.
What other drugs will affect cevimeline (Evoxac)?
Before taking cevimeline, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- metronidazole (Flagyl, Protostat);
- antibiotics such as azithromycin (Zithromax), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E-Mycin, E.E.S., Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), itraconazole (Sporanox), or ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- antidepressants such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), or sertraline (Zoloft);
- asthma medicines such as albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin, others), bitolterol (Tornalate), epinephrine (Asthmahaler, Bronkaid, Primatene Mist Inhaler), isoetharine (Bronkometer, Bronkosol), metaproterenol (Alupent, Metaprel), pirbuterol (Maxair), salmeterol (Serevent), or terbutaline (Brethaire, Brethine);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac) or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), acebutolol (Sectral), atenolol (Tenormin), carvedilol (Coreg), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), timolol (Blocadren), and others; or
- HIV /AIDS medicine such as amprenavir (Agenerase), delavirdine (Rescriptor), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), nevirapine (Viramune), ritonavir (Norvir), or saquinavir (Invirase, Fortovase).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with cevimeline. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about cevimeline.
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 Evoxac Information
- Evoxac Drug Interactions Center: cevimeline oral
- Evoxac Side Effects Center
- Evoxac Overview including Precautions
- Evoxac FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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