Meloxicam

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IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • MEPROBAMATE – ORAL (meh-PRO-buh-mate)
  • GEMEENSCHAPPELIJKE MERKNAAM(EN) – Equanil

TOEPASSINGEN: This medication is used short-term to treat symptoms of anxiety and nervousness. It acts on certain centers of the brain to help calm your nervous system.

HOE TE GEBRUIKEN:

  • Nemen

    Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually 2 to 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor.

  • Dosering

    Dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. Adults should not take more than 2400 milligrams in a 24-hour period.

  • Neem dit medicijn

    Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and the risk of serious side effects may be increased.

  • Using this medication

    If you suddenly stop using this medication, you may have withdrawal symptoms (such as vomiting, shakiness, confusion, and rarely seizures). To help prevent withdrawal, your doctor may lower your dose slowly. Withdrawal is more likely if you have used meprobamate for a long time or in high doses. Tell your doctor or pharmacist right away if you have withdrawal.

  • Medication is used for a long time

    When this medication is used for a long time, it may not work as well. Your doctor may need to increase your dose or change your medication. Talk with your doctor if this medication stops working well.

  • Cause addiction

    Though it helps many people, this medication may sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be higher if you have a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Take this medication exactly as prescribed to lower the risk of addiction. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

  • Arts

    Vertel het uw arts als uw toestand aanhoudt of verergert.

BIJWERKINGEN:

Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, excitement, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Denk eraan dat uw arts dit medicijn heeft voorgeschreven omdat hij of zij heeft geoordeeld dat het voordeel voor u groter is dan het risico op bijwerkingen. Veel mensen die dit medicijn gebruiken, hebben geen ernstige bijwerkingen.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: numbness/tingling/swelling of arms/legs.

Tell your doctor right away if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: fast/irregular heartbeat, fainting, signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), easy bruising/bleeding, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine), unusual tiredness.

Een zeer ernstige allergische reactie op dit medicijn is zeldzaam. Roep echter onmiddellijk medische hulp in als u symptomen van een ernstige allergische reactie bemerkt, waaronder: huiduitslag, jeuk/zwelling (vooral van het gezicht/tong/keel), ernstige duizeligheid, moeite met ademhalen.

Dit is geen volledige lijst van mogelijke bijwerkingen. Als u andere effecten bemerkt die hierboven niet zijn vermeld, neem dan contact op met uw arts of apotheker.

In the UK – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In het Verenigd Koninkrijk – Bel uw arts voor medisch advies over bijwerkingen.

PREVENTIEVE MAATREGELEN:

Before taking meprobamate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to carisoprodol, mebutamate, tybamate, or carbromal; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: a certain liver/blood disorder (porphyria), kidney disease, liver disease, brain disorders (such as seizures, brain damage), personal or family history of a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol).
  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).
  • Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially drowsiness and addiction. Drowsiness can increase the risk of falling.
  • Tijdens de zwangerschap mag dit medicijn alleen worden gebruikt als dit duidelijk nodig is. Bespreek de risico's en voordelen met uw arts.
  • Dit medicijn gaat over in de moedermelk en kan ongewenste effecten hebben op een zuigeling. Raadpleeg uw arts voordat u borstvoeding geeft.

DRUG-INTERACTIES:

Geneesmiddelinteracties kunnen de manier waarop uw medicijnen werken veranderen of uw risico op ernstige bijwerkingen vergroten. Dit document bevat niet alle mogelijke interacties tussen geneesmiddelen. Houd een lijst bij van alle producten die u gebruikt (inclusief geneesmiddelen op recept/zonder recept en kruidenproducten) en deel deze met uw arts en apotheker. Begin, stop of verander de dosering van geneesmiddelen niet zonder toestemming van uw arts.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness, including alcohol, marijuana (cannabis), antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol), and narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine).

Controleer de etiketten op al uw medicijnen (zoals allergie- of hoest- en verkoudheidsproducten) omdat deze ingrediënten kunnen bevatten die slaperigheid veroorzaken. Vraag uw apotheker of u deze producten veilig kunt gebruiken.

OPSLAG:

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. United Kingdom residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: clumsiness, slurred speech, severe dizziness/drowsiness, or slow/shallow breathing.

OPMERKINGEN: Do not share this medication with others. Sharing it is against the law.

Keep all medical appointments. Your doctor will periodically monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

GEMISTE DOSIS:

If you are taking this on a regular schedule and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

OPSLAG:

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. See packaging or consult your pharmacist for the exact temperature range. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Spoel medicijnen niet door het toilet of giet ze niet in een afvoer, tenzij u hierom wordt gevraagd. Gooi dit product op de juiste manier weg wanneer het is verlopen of niet langer nodig is. Raadpleeg uw apotheker of plaatselijk afvalverwerkingsbedrijf voor meer informatie over het veilig weggooien van uw product.

Information last revised April 2019. Copyright(c) 2019 First Databank, Inc.

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