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Discussing Didanosine With Your Healthcare Provider

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking didanosine if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Gout
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Didanosine to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information

The dose of didanosine your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may currently be taking.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Didanosine Dosing for more information.)
 

Didanosine -- HIV Drug Information

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