gadobenate dimeglumine (cont.)
What happens if I miss a dose (Multihance)?
Since gadobenate dimeglumine is used only during your MRI, you will not be on a dosing schedule.
What happens if I overdose (Multihance)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving gadobenate dimeglumine (Multihance)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect gadobenate dimeglumine (Multihance)?
This medication can harm the kidneys in certain people, and this effect may be increased if you also use other medicines harmful to the kidneys. Many other drugs (including some over-the-counter medicines) can harm your kidneys. Tell your doctor if you are receiving chemotherapy, or using antiviral medication, pain or arthritis medicine, any injected antibiotics, or medicines to treat a bowel disorder or prevent organ transplant rejection. You may need dose adjustments or special tests if you have recently used any of these medications.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- cisplatin (Platinol);
- daunorubicin (Daunoxome, Cerubidine);
- docetaxel (Docefrez, Taxotere);
- doxorubicin (Adriamycin, Doxil);
- epirubicin (Ellence);
- etoposide (Etopophos, Toposar, VePesid);
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- paclitaxel (Taxol, Abraxane);
- rifampin (Rifater, Rifadin, Rifamate);
- tamoxifen (Soltamox);
- vinblastine (Velban), vincristine (Oncovin, Vincasar), vinorelbine (Navelbine);
- heart or blood pressure medicine such as atenolol (Tenormin, Tenoretic), carvedilol (Coreg), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Dutoprol, Lopressor, Toprol), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), and others; or
- HIV or AIDS medication such as atazanavir (Reyataz), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (VIracept), ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra) or saquinavir (Invirase).
There may be other drugs that can affect gadobenate dimeglumine. 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 doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about gadobenate dimeglumine.
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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