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What If I Overdose on Alkeran?

An overdose with this medication can be quite dangerous, and has even been reported to cause death. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have used too much Alkeran.
 
(Click Alkeran Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Alkeran tablets should be stored refrigerated, in their original container, and protected from light. Alkeran injection is normally stored by your healthcare provider. It is stored at room temperature, protected from light.
 
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take your dose of Alkeran tablets, 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.
 
If you miss an appointment to receive your Alkeran injection, contact your healthcare provider right away. He or she will tell you what to do next.
 

Available Strengths

This medicine comes in the following strengths and forms:
 
 

Can I Buy Generic Alkeran?

Alkeran injection is available in generic form. However, Alkeran tablets are not available as a generic medication (see Generic Alkeran).
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