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Paromomycin Sulfate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What are the possible side effects of paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- How should I take paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What should I avoid while taking paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- What other drugs will affect paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of a paromomycin overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Paromomycin may cause dizziness. If you experience dizziness, avoid these activities and contact your doctor.
What other drugs will affect paromomycin (Paromomycin Sulfate)?
Talk to your doctor before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, during treatment with paromomycin.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about paromomycin written for healthcare professionals that you may read.
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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