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Mesnex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mesna (Mesnex)?
- What are the possible side effects of mesna (Mesnex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mesna (Mesnex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking mesna (Mesnex)?
- How should I take mesna (Mesnex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mesnex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mesnex)?
- What should I avoid while taking mesna (Mesnex)?
- What other drugs will affect mesna (Mesnex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Mesnex)?
Contact your healthcare provider if a dose of mesna is missed.
What happens if I overdose (Mesnex)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of a mesna overdose may include diarrhea, tremor, seizures, shortness of breath, and bluish color of the skin.
What should I avoid while taking mesna (Mesnex)?
There are no restrictions on foods, beverages, or activities during treatment with mesna unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect mesna (Mesnex)?
It is not known whether other medicines will interact with mesna. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about mesna 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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