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Potiga Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ezogabine (Potiga)?
- What are the possible side effects of ezogabine (Potiga)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ezogabine (Potiga)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ezogabine (Potiga)?
- How should I take ezogabine (Potiga)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Potiga)?
- What happens if I overdose (Potiga)?
- What should I avoid while taking ezogabine (Potiga)?
- What other drugs will affect ezogabine (Potiga)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Potiga)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Potiga)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling irritable, agitated, or aggressive.
What should I avoid while taking ezogabine (Potiga)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of ezogabine.
What other drugs will affect ezogabine (Potiga)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- arsenic trioxide (Trisenox);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), or pentamidine (NebuPent, Pentam);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptylline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), clomipramine (Anafranil), or desipramine (Norpramin);
- anti-malaria medications such as chloroquine (Aralen) or mefloquine (Lariam);
- bladder or urinary medications such as darifenacin (Enablex), flavoxate (Urispas), oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), tolterodine (Detrol), or solifenacin (Vesicare); or
- bronchodilators such as ipratropium (Atrovent) or tiotropium (Spiriva);
- heart rhythm medicine such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), dofetilide (Tikosyn), disopyramide (Norpace), dronedarone (Multaq), ibutilide (Corvert), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), propafenone (Rythmol), quinidine (Quin-G), or sotalol (Betapace);
- irritable bowel medications such as dicyclomine (Bentyl), hyoscyamine (Hyomax), or propantheline (Pro Banthine);
- medicine to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting such as dolasetron (Anzemet), droperidol (Inapsine), or ondansetron (Zofran);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), clozapine (FazaClo, Clozaril), haloperidol (Haldol), pimozide (Orap), thioridazine (Mellaril), or ziprasidone (Geodon);
- migraine headache medicine such as sumatriptan (Imitrex, Treximet) or zolmitriptan (Zomig);
- narcotic medication such as methadone (Methadose, Diskets, Dolophine); or
- other seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretal) or phenytoin (Dilantin).
There may be other drugs that can interact with ezogabine. 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 ezogabine.
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 Potiga Information
- Potiga Drug Interactions Center: ezogabine oral
- Potiga Side Effects Center
- Potiga FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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