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Proglycem Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- What are the possible side effects of diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- What is the most important information I should know about oral diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- How should I take diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Proglycem)?
- What happens if I overdose (Proglycem)?
- What should I avoid while taking diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- What other drugs will affect diazoxide (Proglycem)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Proglycem)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Proglycem)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include increased thirst or urination, fruity breath odor, nausea, and vomiting, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking diazoxide (Proglycem)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are taking diazoxide.
What other drugs will affect diazoxide (Proglycem)?
The following drugs can interact with diazoxide. Tell your doctor if you have recently taken any of these:
- a diuretic (water pill);
- chlorpromazine (Thorazine);
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin); or
- drugs to treat high blood pressure or a prostate disorder, such as alfuzosin (Uroxatral), doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), terazosin (Hytrin), tamsulosin (Flomax).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with diazoxide. 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 doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about diazoxide.
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 Proglycem Information
- Proglycem Drug Interactions Center: diazoxide oral
- Proglycem Side Effects Center
- Proglycem Overview including Precautions
- Proglycem FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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