doxorubicin liposomal - injection, Doxil (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: calcium channel blockers (e.g., verapamil, nifedipine), cyclosporine, digoxin, progesterone, phenobarbital, phenytoin, streptozocin, stavudine, zidovudine.Avoid eating foods or products containing turmeric (curcumin) while being treated with liposomal doxorubicin. It may decrease this medication's effects. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include: unexplained bleeding.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood counts, heart studies, liver function tests) should be performed regularly to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details. Keep all your medical and laboratory appointments.
MISSED DOSE: For the most benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.
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