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Halaven Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is eribulin (Halaven)?
- What are the possible side effects of eribulin (Halaven)?
- What is the most important information I should know about eribulin (Halaven)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking eribulin (Halaven)?
- How is eribulin given (Halaven)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Halaven)?
- What happens if I overdose (Halaven)?
- What should I avoid while receiving eribulin (Halaven)?
- What other drugs will affect eribulin (Halaven)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Halaven)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your eribulin injection.
What happens if I overdose (Halaven)?
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 eribulin (Halaven)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
What other drugs will affect eribulin (Halaven)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- arsenic trioxide (Trisenox);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), or pentamidine (NebuPent, Pentam);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptylline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), clomipramine (Anafranil), or desipramine (Norpramin);
- anti-malaria medications such as chloroquine (Aralen), or mefloquine (Lariam);
- heart rhythm medicine such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), dofetilide (Tikosyn), disopyramide (Norpace), ibutilide (Corvert), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), propafenone (Rythmol), quinidine (Quin-G), or sotalol (Betapace);
- medicine to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting such as dolasetron (Anzemet), droperidol (Inapsine), or ondansetron (Zofran);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), clozapine (FazaClo, Clozaril), haloperidol (Haldol), pimozide (Orap), thioridazine (Mellaril), or ziprasidone (Geodon);
- migraine headache medicine such as sumatriptan (Imitrex, Treximet) or zolmitriptan (Zomig);
- narcotic medication such as methadone (Methadose, Diskets, Dolophine).
There may be other drugs that can interact with eribulin. 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 eribulin.
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 Halaven Information
- Halaven Drug Interactions Center: eribulin iv
- Halaven Side Effects Center
- Halaven Overview including Precautions
- Halaven FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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