July 30, 2015
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Pronestyl

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Pronestyl

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

A product that may interact with this drug is: fingolimod.

Alcohol may lower the amount of procainamide in your bloodstream. Limit alcoholic beverages.

Certain drugs (lidocaine, meprobamate, propranolol) may interfere with laboratory blood tests for procainamide. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know if you are taking any of these medications.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: sudden fast/pounding heartbeat, severe dizziness, fainting.

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.

Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as EKG, procainamide levels, blood counts, liver/kidney tests, antinuclear antibody) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-888-633-4298 (US) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).

Information last revised January 2015. Copyright(c) 2015 First Databank, Inc.

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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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