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Moban Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is molindone (Moban)?
- What are the possible side effects of molindone (Moban)?
- What is the most important information I should know about molindone (Moban)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking molindone (Moban)?
- How should I take molindone (Moban)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Moban)?
- What happens if I overdose (Moban)?
- What should I avoid while taking molindone (Moban)?
- What other drugs will affect molindone (Moban)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Moban)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Moban)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, dizziness, muscle stiffness or twitching, increased salivation, trouble swallowing, fainting, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking molindone (Moban)?
Molindone may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid drinking alcohol. You should not take molindone if you are under the effects of alcohol.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Molindone can decrease perspiration and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
What other drugs will affect molindone (Moban)?
Before using molindone, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). You should not take molindone if you have drowsiness caused by other medications.
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- chloral hydrate (Somnote);
- a barbiturate such as butabarbital (Butisol), secobarbital (Seconal), pentobarbital (Nembutal), or phenobarbital (Solfoton); or
- medicine to treat Parkinson's disease, such as carbidopa or levodopa (Larodopa, Lodosyn, Atamet, Sinemet), pramipexole (Mirapex), rasagiline (Azilect), ropinirole (Requip), or selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with molindone. 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 pharmacist can provide more information about molindone.
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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