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Vumon Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is teniposide (Vumon)?
- What are the possible side effects of teniposide (Vumon)?
- What is the most important information I should know about teniposide (Vumon)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving this drug (Vumon)?
- How should I use teniposide (Vumon)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vumon)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vumon)?
- What should I avoid while receiving teniposide (Vumon)?
- What other drugs will affect teniposide (Vumon)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vumon)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your teniposide injection.
What happens if I overdose (Vumon)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving teniposide (Vumon)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury. Use extra care to prevent bleeding while shaving or brushing your teeth.
What other drugs will affect teniposide (Vumon)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially drugs that weaken the immune system, such as:
- cancer medicine;
- steroids; or
- medicines to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with teniposide. 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 teniposide.
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 Vumon Information
- Vumon Drug Interactions Center: teniposide iv
- Vumon Side Effects Center
- Vumon Overview including Precautions
- Vumon FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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