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|Reasons not to take this medicine|
- If you have an allergy to ambenonium or any other part of the
- If you are taking atropine, any atropine-like medicine, or
|What is this medicine used for?|
- This medicine is used to treat myasthenia
|How does it work?|
- Ambenonium stimulates muscle
|How is it best taken?|
- Take as directed by healthcare
|What do I do if I miss a dose?|
- Take a missed dose as soon as possible.
- If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one. Return to
your regular schedule.
- Do not take a double dose or
|What are the precautions when taking this
- Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix
well with other medicines.
- If you are 65 or older, you may have more side effects.
- Use caution if you have a seizure history, a stomach ulcer or
bleeding, any heart disease, lung disease, Alzheimer's disease, or Parkinson's
disease. Talk with healthcare provider.
- Be careful in hot weather.
- Tell healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medicine. Make
sure to tell about the allergy and how it affected you. This includes telling
about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of
face, lips, tongue, throat; or any other symptoms involved.
- Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting
- Tell healthcare provider if you are
|What are the common side effects of this
- Belly pain, cramps, nausea, burping, increased spit, or diarrhea.
- Dizziness and feeling tired. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or
activities that require you to be alert until you see how this medicine affects
- Headache. Mild pain medicine may help.
- Flushing or sweating.
|What should I monitor?|
- Watch for change in symptoms. Is condition better, worse, or about the
- Follow up with healthcare
|Reasons to call healthcare provider
- Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing;
tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits;
swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Passing out, fainting, dizziness, or lightheadedness.
- Severe nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
- Flushing or sweating that you are not able to tolerate.
- Wheezing or difficulty breathing.
- Irregular heartbeat.
- Muscle weakness.
- Any rash.
- No improvement in condition or feeling
|How should I store this medicine?|
- Store tablets in a tight container at room
- Do not share your medicine with others and do not take anyone else's
- Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
- Keep a list of all your medicines (prescription, herbal/supplements,
vitamins, over-the-counter) with you. Give this list to healthcare provider
(doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physician assistant).
- Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine,
including over-the-counter or natural products (herbs,
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