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Is It Possible to Overdose on This Drug?

Because this medicine is placed by a healthcare provider during surgery, an intentional overdose is unlikely. Nonetheless, as with any medicine, it is important to seek immediate medical attention if you believe you or someone else may have been given too much.
 
(Click Gliadel Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Gliadel Be Stored?

Gliadel will be stored by your healthcare provider. It is stored at or below -20°C (-4°F). Unopened packages can remain at room temperature for up to six hours.
 
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.
 

Available Strengths

Gliadel is available in one strength and form: Gliadel 7.7 mg wafers.
 

Can I Buy Generic Gliadel?

This medication is not available in generic form at this time (see Generic Gliadel).
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