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What happens if I miss a dose (Fuzeon)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Fuzeon)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)?
Using enfuvirtide will not prevent you from passing HIV to other people. Avoid having unprotected sex or sharing razors or toothbrushes. Talk with your doctor about safe ways to prevent HIV transmission during sex. Sharing drug or medicine needles is never safe, even for a healthy person.
Enfuvirtide can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with enfuvirtide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about enfuvirtide.
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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