What happens if I miss a dose (Jevtana)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your cabazitaxel injection.
What happens if I overdose (Jevtana)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include some of the serious side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while receiving cabazitaxel (Jevtana)?
Avoid taking an herbal supplement containing St. John's wort while you are being treated with cabazitaxel.
What other drugs will affect cabazitaxel (Jevtana)?
Many drugs can interact with cabazitaxel. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- aprepitant (Emend);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- haloperidol (Haldol);
- lidocaine (Xylocaine);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), doxycycline (Adoxa, Alodox, Avidoxy, Oraxyl, Doryx, Oracea, Vibramycin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), metronidazole (Flagyl), norfloxacin (Noroxin), telithromycin (Ketek), or tetracycline (Ala-Tet, Brodspec, Panmycin, Sumycin, Tetracap);
- antifungal medication such as clotrimazole (Mycelex Troche), fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Extina, Ketozole, Nizoral, Xolegal), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- an antidepressant such as nefazodone, desipramine (Norpramin), or sertraline (Zoloft);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others; or
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), efavirenz (Sustiva), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir).
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about cabazitaxel.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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