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Zinecard Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- What are the possible side effects of dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- What is the most important information I should know about dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- How is dexrazoxane given (Zinecard)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zinecard)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zinecard)?
- What should I avoid after receiving dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- What other drugs will affect dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zinecard)?
Since dexrazoxane is given by a healthcare professional as part of your chemotherapy treatment, you are not likely to miss a dose.
Call your doctor if you miss a chemotherapy appointment.
What happens if I overdose (Zinecard)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid after receiving dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Tell your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
What other drugs will affect dexrazoxane (Zinecard)?
Some cancer medications may be less effective if they are used with dexrazoxane. Tell your doctor if your chemotherapy medications include:
- fluorouracil (5-FU, Adrucil);
- cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Neosar).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with dexrazoxane. 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 dexrazoxane.
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 Zinecard Information
- Zinecard Drug Interactions Center: dexrazoxane iv
- Zinecard Side Effects Center
- Zinecard Overview including Precautions
- Zinecard FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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