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Drug Interactions

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

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

An overdose with this medication can cause potentially serious symptoms. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have been given too much omacetaxine.  
(Click Synribo Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Omacetaxine will normally be stored by your healthcare provider. It should be stored at room temperature, in its original carton, and protected from light.
Once prepared for use, the drug must be used within 12 hours if stored at room temperature or within 24 hours if stored refrigerated. Any unused medication must be discarded after the dose is given; it cannot be saved for future use.
 Keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children.  

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

If you forget your dose of omacetaxine, contact your healthcare provider right away. He or she will advise you on what to do.  

Is There a Generic Version?

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

Who Makes Omacetaxine?

Omacetaxine is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc.

Available Strengths

This medicine comes in one strength and form: Omacetaxine 3.5 mg injection. It comes in a 1-mL single-use vial.
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