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Navelbine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- What are the possible side effects of vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- How is vinorelbine given (Navelbine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Navelbine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Navelbine)?
- What should I avoid while receiving vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- What other drugs will affect vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Navelbine)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your vinorelbine injection.
What happens if I overdose (Navelbine)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include white patches or sores in your mouth or throat, painful swallowing, heartburn, severe constipation, and stomach pain.
What should I avoid while receiving vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are being treated with vinorelbine, and avoid coming into contact with anyone who has recently received a live vaccine. There is a chance that the virus could be passed on to you. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), oral polio, chickenpox (varicella), BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guérin), and nasal flu vaccine.
Talk to your doctor about ways to avoid constipation while being treated with vinorelbine.
What other drugs will affect vinorelbine (Navelbine)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Solareze);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- antifungal medication such as clotrimazole (Mycelex Troche), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- an antidepressant such as nefazodone;
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others;
- cancer medicines such as cisplatin (Platinol), carboplatin (Paraplatin), mitomycin (Mutamycin), or oxaliplatin (Elixatin);
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with vinorelbine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. 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 vinorelbine.
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 Navelbine Information
- Navelbine Drug Interactions Center: vinorelbine iv
- Navelbine Side Effects Center
- Navelbine Overview including Precautions
- Navelbine FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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