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Evoxac Patient Information including How Should I Take
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 should I tell my healthcare provider before taking cevimeline (Evoxac)?
Do not take this medication if you are allergic to cevimeline, or if you have:
- untreated or uncontrolled asthma;
- glaucoma; or
- an eye condition called iritis or uveitis.
Before taking cevimeline, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:
- heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, angina (chest pain), or a history of heart attack;
- high blood pressure (hypertension);
- asthma, chronic bronchitis, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); or
- a history of kidney stones or gallstones.
If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take cevimeline.
FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether cevimeline passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take cevimeline (Evoxac)?
Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Take this medication with a full glass of water.
Cevimeline is usually taken three times a day. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Store cevimeline at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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