levamisole (oral), Ergamisol (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Avoid use of alcohol and alcohol containing products while taking this medication. Severe stomach upset, flushing and headache can occur. This drug is not recommended for use in pregnant or nursing women or in children.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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.
NOTES: This medication must be taken under close medical supervision. Understand the risks and benefits of this therapy. This medication affects your blood cells. It is important to have your blood checked frequently while taking this medication to see if changes in the dose are necessary.
MISSED DOSE: Do not take the missed dose at all and do not "double-up" the next dose. Resume your regular dosing schedule and check with your doctor.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature and keep away from moisture and sunlight. Do not store in the bathroom.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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