"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Xgeva (denosumab) to treat adults and some adolescents with giant cell tumor of the bone (GCTB), a rare and usually non-cancerous tumor.
GCTB generally occurs in a"...
Zavesca Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is miglustat (Zavesca)?
- What are the possible side effects of miglustat (Zavesca)?
- What is the most important information I should know about miglustat (Zavesca)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking miglustat (Zavesca)?
- How should I take miglustat (Zavesca)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zavesca)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zavesca)?
- What should I avoid while taking miglustat (Zavesca)?
- What other drugs will affect miglustat (Zavesca)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zavesca)?
If you miss a dose of miglustat, skip the missed dose and only take 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 (Zavesca)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of a miglustat overdose are not well known but may include dizziness, numbness and tingling, and blood problems.
What should I avoid while taking miglustat (Zavesca)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during treatment with miglustat unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect miglustat (Zavesca)?
Miglustat is not intended for use with imiglucerase (Cerezyme), another treatment for type 1 Gaucher disease.
There are no known interactions between miglustat and other medications. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medications, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, during treatment with miglustat.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about miglustat.
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.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. ('Multum') is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. Multum information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States and therefore Multum does not warrant that uses outside of the United States are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Multum's drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. Multum's drug information is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. Multum does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Copyright 1996-2012 Cerner Multum, Inc. Version: 3.02. Revision date: 12/15/2010.
Your use of the content provided in this service indicates that you have read,understood and agree to the End-User License Agreement,which can be accessed by clicking on this link.
Additional Zavesca Information
- Zavesca Drug Interactions Center: miglustat oral
- Zavesca Side Effects Center
- Zavesca FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
Find out what women really need.