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PATIENT INFORMATION

Seizures

Advise patients to report any new or change in their seizure activity [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Intracranial Hypertension

Advise patients to report severe headaches, nausea, vomiting or new onset visual disturbances [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Impaired Neurosurgical Wound Healing

Advise patients to report any evidence of wound dehiscence, fever or cerebrospinal fluid leak [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Meningitis

Advise patients to report symptoms of meningitis such as fever or stiff neck [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Embryo-Fetal Toxicity

Counsel patients on pregnancy planning and prevention. Advise females of reproductive potential to use effective contraception during treatment with GLIADEL [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Nursing Infants

Advise nursing mothers to discontinue nursing after GLIADEL WAFER implantation [see Use In Specific Populations].

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/4/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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