cytarabine liposome - injection, Depocyt (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose or your dosing schedule is interrupted, contact your doctor promptly to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Refrigerate the medication vial between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Do not freeze. Warm the medication to room temperature before preparing the dose. Swirl gently to mix. Do not shake. Prepare this drug immediately before use if possible. Do not prepare this drug more than 4 hours before use. Discard any unused portion of the vial.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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