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Mytelase Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking ambenonium (Mytelase)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to ambenonium, or if you are using certain medications. Be sure your doctor knows if you use:

  • mecamylamine, (Inversine);
  • atropine (Atreza, Donnatal, Sal-Tropine, Lomotil, Lomocot, and others);
  • blood pressure medications; or
  • a diuretic (water pill).

Before using ambenonium, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:

  • asthma;
  • Parkinson's disease; or
  • a bladder or bowel obstruction.

If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests during treatment.

This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether ambenonium passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take ambenonium (Mytelase)?

Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

This medication is usually given every 3 or 4 hours during the day. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication. You may be asked to keep a daily record of when you took each dose and how long the effects lasted. This will help your doctor determine if your dose needs to be adjusted.

Store ambenonium at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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