Important Instructions for Didanosine
Drug Interactions With DidanosineDidanosine can interact with a few other medications (see Drug Interactions With Didanosine).
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much didanosine may experience the following problems:
- Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
- Nerve problems
- High levels of uric acid in your blood (which can increase the risk of gout or kidney stones)
- Liver damage.
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Videx Overdose for more information.)
Storage MethodsDidanosine capsules should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Didanosine oral solution should be kept in the refrigerator and is good for one month after it is mixed by your pharmacist (after one month, you must dispose of any unused didanosine oral solution). Keep didanosine capsules and didanosine oral solution in an airtight container.
Keep didanosine and all other medications out of the reach of children.