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Important Information on Zalcitabine

Drug Interactions With Zalcitabine

Zalcitabine can interact with a few other medications (see Drug Interactions With Zalcitabine).
 

What If I Overdose on Zalcitabine?

People who take too much zalcitabine may experience the following problems:
 
  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Unusual sensations (like burning, tingling, or numbness) in the feet or hands.
     
If you happen to overdose on zalcitabine, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Hivid Overdose for more information.)
 

Zalcitabine: Storage Methods

Zalcitabine tablets should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep zalcitabine in an airtight container.
 
Keep zalcitabine and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Zalcitabine?

It is very important that you do not miss zalcitabine doses. If you do not take your zalcitabine as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.
 

Zalcitabine Drug Information

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