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Ontak Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- What are the possible side effects of denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- What is the most important information I should know about denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- How should I use denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ontak)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ontak)?
- What should I avoid while receiving denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- What other drugs will affect denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ontak)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your denileukin diftitox injection.
What happens if I overdose (Ontak)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose may cause severe nausea or vomiting, fever, chills, and extreme weakness.
What should I avoid while receiving denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using denileukin diftitox.
What other drugs will affect denileukin diftitox (Ontak)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with denileukin diftitox. 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 denileukin diftitox.
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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