Taking Flumadine Safely
Flumadine can interact with a few other medications (see Flumadine Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Flumadine if you have:
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Flumadine and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Flumadine and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Flumadine Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Based on what is known about overdose symptoms with amantadine (Symmetrel®), a very similar medication, people who take too much Flumadine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
If you happen to overdose on this product, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Flumadine Overdose for more information.)