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Votrient Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is pazopanib (Votrient)?
- What are the possible side effects of pazopanib (Votrient)?
- What is the most important information I should know about pazopanib (Votrient)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking pazopanib (Votrient)?
- How should I take pazopanib (Votrient)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Votrient)?
- What happens if I overdose (Votrient)?
- What should I avoid while taking pazopanib (Votrient)?
- What other drugs will affect pazopanib (Votrient)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Votrient)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if your next dose is less than 12 hours away. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Votrient)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme tiredness or high blood pressure (severe headache, hearing or vision problems, anxiety, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats).
What should I avoid while taking pazopanib (Votrient)?
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with pazopanib and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking pazopanib.
What other drugs will affect pazopanib (Votrient)?
Many drugs can interact with pazopanib. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- ADHD medications;
- an antibiotic or antifungal medication;
- an antidepressant or medicine to treat a psychiatric disorder;
- anti-malaria medications;
- asthma or allergy medication;
- cholesterol-lowering drugs, especially simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin, Juvisync);
- diabetes medication you take by mouth;
- drugs to treat erectile dysfunction;
- heart or blood pressure medications, heart rhythm medication;
- HIV or AIDS medications;
- medicines used to prevent organ transplant rejection;
- medicine to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting;
- migraine headache medicines, including ergot medicines or "triptans";
- other cancer medications;
- sedatives or narcotic pain medication;
- seizure medication; or
- a steroid.
This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with pazopanib. 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. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about pazopanib.
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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Additional Votrient Information
- Votrient Drug Interactions Center: pazopanib oral
- Votrient Side Effects Center
- Votrient Overview including Precautions
- Votrient FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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