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Kinevac Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is sincalide (Kinevac)?
- What are the possible side effects of sincalide (Kinevac)?
- What is the most important information I should know about sincalide (Kinevac)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving sincalide (Kinevac)?
- How is sincalide given (Kinevac)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Kinevac)?
- What happens if I overdose (Kinevac)?
- What should I avoid before or after receiving sincalide (Kinevac)?
- What other drugs will affect sincalide (Kinevac)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Kinevac)?
Since sincalide is given by a healthcare professional as part of a medical test, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Kinevac)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps.
What should I avoid before or after receiving sincalide (Kinevac)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect sincalide (Kinevac)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with sincalide. 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 sincalide.
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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