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Zolinza Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- What are the possible side effects of vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- What is the most important information I should know about vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- How should I take vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zolinza)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zolinza)?
- What should I avoid while taking vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- What other drugs will affect vorinostat (Zolinza)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zolinza)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zolinza)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a vorinostat overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking vorinostat (Zolinza)?
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Drink at least 2 liters of water each day while you are taking vorinostat.
What other drugs will affect vorinostat (Zolinza)?
Before taking vorinostat, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:
- valproic acid; or
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
If you are using any of these drugs, you may not be able to use vorinostat, or you may need dosage adjustments or special tests during treatment.
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect vorinostat. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has information about vorinostat written for health professionals that you may read.
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 Zolinza Information
- Zolinza Drug Interactions Center: vorinostat oral
- Zolinza Side Effects Center
- Zolinza Overview including Precautions
- Zolinza FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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