sodium phenylbutyrate (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Buphenyl)?
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.
Be sure to take the medication with food.
What happens if I overdose (Buphenyl)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of a sodium phenylbutyrate overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking sodium phenylbutyrate (Buphenyl)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using sodium phenylbutyrate.
What other drugs will affect sodium phenylbutyrate (Buphenyl)?
The following drugs can interact with sodium phenylbutyrate. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with sodium phenylbutyrate. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about sodium phenylbutyrate.
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