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Drug Interactions

Altretamine may react with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Altretamine).
 

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

It is not entirely clear what to expect from an overdose with this medication. However, based on the known effects of the drug, an overdose could be potentially dangerous. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have taken too much altretamine. 
 
(Click Hexalen Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

Altretamine should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Altretamine?

If you forget to take your dose of altretamine, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Can I Buy a Generic Version?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Hexalen).
 

Who Makes Altretamine?

Altretamine is manufactured by AAIPharma, Inc., for Eisai, Inc.
 

Available Strengths

These capsules come in one strength: Altretamine 50 mg.
 
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