valproate sodium-injection, Depacon (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. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe drowsiness, coma, or severe chest pain.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., liver function tests, blood count) will be performed to monitor for side effects and response to treatment.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, contact your doctor immediately to establish a new dosing schedule.
STORAGE: Store vials at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. After dilution in correct IV fluids and storage in a proper container (consult your pharmacist for details), the drug is stable at room temperature for 24 hours. Discard any unused portion of the vial(s).
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For enrollment information call MedicAlert at 1-800-854-1166 (USA), or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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