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Torecan Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- What are the possible side effects of thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- What is the most important information I should know about thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- How should I take thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Torecan)?
- What happens if I overdose (Torecan)?
- What should I avoid while taking thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- What other drugs will affect thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Torecan)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Torecan)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a thiethylperazine overdose include drowsiness, deep sleep, agitation, restlessness, seizures or convulsions, fever, coma, and death.
What should I avoid while taking thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Thiethylperazine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities.
Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while taking thiethylperazine.
Do not take thiethylperazine with other drugs that cause drowsiness, including antidepressants, antihistamines, sedatives (used to treat insomnia), pain relievers, anxiety medicines, and muscle relaxants, unless your doctor approves.
What other drugs will affect thiethylperazine (Torecan)?
Thiethylperazine may increase the side effects of other drugs that cause drowsiness, including antidepressants, alcohol, antihistamines, sedatives (used to treat insomnia), pain relievers, anxiety medicines, and muscle relaxants. Tell your doctor about all medicines that you are taking, and do not take any medicine without first talking to your doctor.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with thiethylperazine. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about thiethylperazine 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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