What happens if I miss a dose (Multaq)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Multaq)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking dronedarone (Multaq)?
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with dronedarone and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
What other drugs will affect dronedarone (Multaq)?
Many drugs can interact with dronedarone and some should not be used at the same time. Below is only a partial list of these drugs. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- sirolimus (Rapamune) or tacrolimus (Prograf);
- St. John's wort;
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Uniphyl);
- tuberculosis medications;
- a beta-blocker such as atenolol (Tenormin), bisoprolol (Zebeta, Ziac), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), and others;
- cholesterol-lowering medicines such as cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran), atorvastatin (Lipitor), simvastatin (Zocor), lovastatin (Mevacor), pravastatin (Pravachol), or fluvastatin (Lescol);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac), felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others; or
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin), and others.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about dronedarone.
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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