diazoxide (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Proglycem)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Proglycem)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include increased thirst or urination, fruity breath odor, nausea, and vomiting, or feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking diazoxide (Proglycem)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are taking diazoxide.
What other drugs will affect diazoxide (Proglycem)?
The following drugs can interact with diazoxide. Tell your doctor if you have recently taken any of these:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with diazoxide. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about diazoxide.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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