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Myobloc Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is rimabotulinumtoxinB (Myobloc) (Myobloc)?
- What are the possible side effects of Myobloc (Myobloc)?
- What is the most important information I should know about Myobloc (Myobloc)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive Myobloc (Myobloc)?
- How is Myobloc given (Myobloc)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Myobloc)?
- What happens if I overdose (Myobloc)?
- What should I avoid after receiving Myobloc (Myobloc)?
- What other drugs will affect botulinum toxin type B (Myobloc)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Myobloc)?
Since botulinum toxin has a temporary effect and is given at widely spaced intervals, missing a dose is not likely to be harmful.
What happens if I overdose (Myobloc)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may not appear right away, but can include muscle weakness, trouble swallowing, and weak or shallow breathing.
What should I avoid after receiving Myobloc (Myobloc)?
Myobloc may impair your vision or depth perception. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect botulinum toxin type B (Myobloc)?
Other drugs such as cold or allergy medicines, muscle relaxers, sleeping pills, bronchodilators, bladder or urinary medications, and irritable bowel medications can increase some of the side effects of Myobloc. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- an antibiotic such as amikacin (Amikin), gentamicin (Garamycin), kanamycin (Kantrex), neomycin (Mycifradin, Neo-Fradin, Neo-Tab), paromomycin (Humatin, Paromycin), streptomycin, tobramycin (Nebcin, Tobi).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Myobloc. 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 Myobloc (rimabotulinumtoxinB).
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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