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Panhematin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is hemin (Panhematin)?
- What are the possible side effects of hemin (Panhematin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about hemin (Panhematin)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using hemin (Panhematin)?
- How should I use hemin (Panhematin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Panhematin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Panhematin)?
- What should I avoid while using hemin (Panhematin)?
- What other drugs will affect hemin (Panhematin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Panhematin)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Panhematin)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include urinating less than usual or not at all.
What should I avoid while using hemin (Panhematin)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using hemin.
What other drugs will affect hemin (Panhematin)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy;
- a steroid medication; or
- a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Solfoton).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with hemin. 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 hemin.
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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