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Mutamycin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- What are the possible side effects of mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- How should I use mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mutamycin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mutamycin)?
- What should I avoid while using mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- What other drugs will affect mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Mutamycin)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose of mitomycin.
What happens if I overdose (Mutamycin)?
If, for any reason an overdose of mitomycin is suspected, seek emergency medical attention or contact your healthcare provider immediately.
Symptoms of a mitomycin overdose tend to be similar to side effects caused by the medication, although often more severe.
What should I avoid while using mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
Mitomycin can lower the activity of the immune system making you more susceptible to infection. Avoid contact with people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. In addition, do not receive vaccines that contain a live strain of the virus (e.g., live oral polio vaccine) and avoid contact with individuals who have recently been vaccinated with a live virus.
What other drugs will affect mitomycin (Mutamycin)?
Do not receive "live" vaccines during treatment with mitomycin. Administration of a live vaccine may be dangerous during treatment with mitomycin.
Other drugs may also interact with mitomycin. 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 mitomycin.
Where can I get more information?
Your healthcare provider may have additional information about mitomycin 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 Mutamycin Information
- Mutamycin Drug Interactions Center: mitomycin iv
- Mutamycin Side Effects Center
- Mutamycin Overview including Precautions
- Mutamycin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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