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Pulmozyme Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- What are the possible side effects of dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- How should I use dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Pulmozyme)?
- What happens if I overdose (Pulmozyme)?
- What should I avoid while using dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- What other drugs will affect dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Pulmozyme)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and use only the next regularly scheduled dose as directed. Do not use a double dose.
What happens if I overdose (Pulmozyme)?
An overdose of dornase alfa is unlikely to threaten life. If an overdose is suspected, contact your doctor, a hospital emergency room, or a poison control center.
Symptoms of a dornase alfa overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while using dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
Do not dilute or mix the dornase alfa solution with any other drugs in the nebulizer. Mixing of dornase alfa with other drugs could lead to changes in the actions of the medications.
What other drugs will affect dornase alfa (Pulmozyme)?
There are no known interactions between dornase alfa and other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products, during treatment with dornase alfa.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about dornase alfa written for health 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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