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What happens if I miss a dose (Prialt)?
Since ziconotide dosing and infusion pump programming is administered by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Prialt)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine or if your infusion pump is not working properly.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, vision problems, confusion, speech problems, stiffness in your neck or back, nausea and vomiting, or loss of consciousness.
What should I avoid while using ziconotide (Prialt)?
Avoid drinking alcohol while you are using ziconotide.
Ziconotide can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or doing anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
What other drugs will affect ziconotide (Prialt)?
Before receiving ziconotide, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). Ziconotide can add to sleepiness caused by these other medications.
Also tell your doctor if you are taking a diuretic (water pill).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ziconotide. 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 ziconotide.
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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