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Treanda Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is bendamustine (Treanda)?
- What are the possible side effects of bendamustine (Treanda)?
- What is the most important information I should know about bendamustine (Treanda)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before I receive bendamustine (Treanda)?
- How is bendamustine given (Treanda)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Treanda)?
- What happens if I overdose (Treanda)?
- What should I avoid while receiving bendamustine (Treanda)?
- What other drugs will affect bendamustine (Treanda)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Treanda)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your bendamustine injection.
What happens if I overdose (Treanda)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, tremors, slow or shallow breathing, loss of balance or coordination, or seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while receiving bendamustine (Treanda)?
Bendamustine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
What other drugs will affect bendamustine (Treanda)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- allopurinol (Zyloprim);
- carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- ciprofloxacin (Cipro);
- fluvoxamine (Luvox);
- omeprazole (Prilosec);
- thiabendazole (Mintezol); or
- a barbiturate such as butabarbital (Butisol), secobarbital (Seconal), phenobarbital (Solfoton), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with bendamustine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. 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 bendamustine.
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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- Treanda Side Effects Center
- Treanda Overview including Precautions
- Treanda FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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