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Retavase Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is retaplase (Retavase)?
- What are the possible side effects of retaplase (Retavase)?
- What is the most important information I should know about retaplase (Retavase)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before I receive retaplase (Retavase)?
- How is retaplase given (Retavase)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Retavase)?
- What happens if I overdose (Retavase)?
- What should I avoid after receiving retaplase (Retavase)?
- What other drugs will affect retaplase (Retavase)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Retavase)?
Since retaplase is given only when needed by a healthcare professional, it is not likely that you will miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Retavase)?
An overdose of retaplase is not likely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving retaplase (Retavase)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using retaplase.
What other drugs will affect retaplase (Retavase)?
The following drugs can interact with retaplase. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- aspirin; or
- medication used to prevent blood clots, such as abciximab (ReoPro), dipyridamole (Persantine), and others.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with retaplase. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about retaplase.
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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