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Folotyn Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- What are the possible side effects of pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- How is pralatrexate given (Folotyn)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Folotyn)?
- What happens if I overdose (Folotyn)?
- What should I avoid while receiving pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- What other drugs will affect pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Folotyn)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your pralatrexate injection.
What happens if I overdose (Folotyn)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include some of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect pralatrexate (Folotyn)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- probenecid (Benemid);
- trimethoprim (Bactrim, Proloprim, Septra, SMX-TMP); or
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), meloxicam (Mobic), piroxicam (Feldene), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with pralatrexate. 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 pralatrexate.
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 Folotyn Information
- Folotyn Drug Interactions Center: pralatrexate iv
- Folotyn Side Effects Center
- Folotyn Overview including Precautions
- Folotyn FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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