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succimer (cont.)

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What happens if I miss a dose (Chemet)?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose unless otherwise directed by your doctor.

What happens if I overdose (Chemet)?

Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.

Symptoms of a succimer overdose may include poor coordination, weakness, seizures, difficulty breathing, and death.

What should I avoid while taking succimer (Chemet)?

Succimer can lower the activity of the immune system making you more susceptible to infection. Avoid contact with people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, or coughing.

Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Succimer may cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you experience drowsiness or dizziness, avoid these activities.

What other drugs will affect succimer (Chemet)?

No other medications are known to interact with succimer. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist has additional information about succimer written for health professionals that you may read.


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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