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Tigan Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- What are the possible side effects of trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- What is the most important information I should know about trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- How should I take trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tigan)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tigan)?
- What should I avoid while taking trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- What other drugs will affect trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tigan)?
This medicine is often used only when needed to control nausea or vomiting, so you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are using the medication regularly, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Tigan)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a trimethobenzamide overdose may include drowsiness, uncontrollable movements, muscle spasms, blurred vision, seizures or convulsions, difficulty breathing, and death.
What should I avoid while taking trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
Trimethobenzamide can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Avoid drinking alcohol while you are using trimethobenzamide. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness.
What other drugs will affect trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
Trimethobenzamide may increase the side effects of other drugs that make you sleepy (such as cold medicine, pain medication, muscle relaxants, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety). Before using trimethobenzamide, tell your doctor if you are using any of these medicines.
There may be other drugs that can affect trimethobenzamide. 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 trimethobenzamide.
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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