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Peganone Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ethotoin (Peganone)?
- What are the possible side effects of ethotoin (Peganone)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ethotoin (Peganone)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ethotoin (Peganone)?
- How should I take ethotoin (Peganone)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Peganone)?
- What happens if I overdose (Peganone)?
- What should I avoid while taking ethotoin (Peganone)?
- What other drugs will affect ethotoin (Peganone)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Peganone)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Peganone)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include vision changes, nausea, vomiting, extreme drowsiness, and trouble standing or walking.
What should I avoid while taking ethotoin (Peganone)?
Ethotoin can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect ethotoin (Peganone)?
Before taking ethotoin, tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- medicine to prevent blood clots, such as ticlopidine (Ticlid) or warfarin (Coumadin);
- an antibiotic such as dapsone, penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen), pentamidine (Nebupent), rifapentine (Priftin);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Etrafon), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), maprotiline (Ludiomil), mirtazapine (Remeron), nortriptyline (Pamelor), and others;
- heart rhythm medication such as flecainide (Tambocor), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), or propafenone (Rythmol);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo), loxapine (Loxitane), perphenazine (Trilafon), pimozide (Orap), prochlorperazine (Compazine), thiothixene (Navane), and others;
- an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), and others;
- other seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol), divalproex (Depakote), felbamate (Felbatol), primidone (Mysoline), phenytoin (Dilantin), or valproic acid (Depakene);
- a sulfa drug such as Bactrim, Septra, Cotrim, SMX-TMP;
- thyroid replacement medication such as levothyroxine (Levothroid, Synthroid); or
- type 2 diabetes medications such as chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glimepiride (Amaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolazamide (Tolnase), tolbutamide (Orinase).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ethotoin. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ethotoin.
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 Peganone Information
- Peganone Drug Interactions Center: ethotoin oral
- Peganone Side Effects Center
- Peganone Overview including Precautions
- Peganone FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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