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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).

To make sure you can safely take ambenonium, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

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

It is not known whether ambenonium will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

It is not known whether ambenonium passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while you are using ambenonium.

How should I take ambenonium (Mytelase)?

Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Ambenonium is usually taken every 3 to 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. 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 at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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