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Istodax Warnings and Precautions

Due to the potentially serious and even life-threatening complications that can occur during Istodax treatment, make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you get infections easily, have a history of problems with your potassium or magnesium levels, or any other medical issues. There are also safety precautions and warnings for combining Istodax with certain medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving Istodax® (romidepsin) if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Low blood cell counts, such as low red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets
  • Anemia
  • An infection or get infections easily
  • Heart disease
  • An irregular heartbeat or a problem known as QT prolongation or congenital long QT syndrome
  • Been told you have low or high potassium or magnesium levels
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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