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Ifex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- What are the possible side effects of ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- How should I take ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ifex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ifex)?
- What should I avoid while taking ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- What other drugs will affect ifosfamide (Ifex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ifex)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of ifosfamide.
What happens if I overdose (Ifex)?
If for any reason an overdose of ifosfamide is suspected, seek emergency medical attention or contact your healthcare provider immediately.
Symptoms of a ifosfamide overdose tend to be similar to side effects caused by the medication, although often more severe.
What should I avoid while taking ifosfamide (Ifex)?
Ifosfamide can lower the activity of your immune system making you susceptible to infections. Avoid contact with people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses and do not receive vaccines that contain live strains of a virus (e.g., live oral polio vaccine) during treatment with ifosfamide. In addition, avoid contact with individuals who have recently been vaccinated with a live vaccine. There is a chance that the virus can be passed on to you.
Skin accidentally exposed to ifosfamide injection should be rinsed thoroughly with soap and warm water.
What other drugs will affect ifosfamide (Ifex)?
Do not receive "live" vaccines during treatment with ifosfamide. Administration of a live vaccine may be dangerous during treatment with ifosfamide.
Other medications may interact with ifosfamide. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, during treatment with ifosfamide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about ifosfamide written for health professionals that you may read.
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 Ifex Information
- Ifex Drug Interactions Center: ifosfamide iv
- Ifex Side Effects Center
- Ifex Overview including Precautions
- Ifex FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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