Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
- Any infection
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Lung disease, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Heart disease or had a recent heart attack
- Plans to receive a vaccination
- Bone marrow problems
- Gilbert's syndrome (a decreased ability to break down bilirubin)
- A hereditary inability to digest fructose (a type of sugar found in fruit)
- Received radiation treatment to your pelvic or abdominal (stomach) area
- A bowel obstruction (intestinal blockage), inflammation (colitis), or constipation
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Camptosar and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Camptosar and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Camptosar Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)
What If I Overdose on Camptosar?An overdose with this medication can be quite dangerous and could even cause death. Seek immediate medical attention if you believe you have been given too much Camptosar.
(Click Camptosar Overdose for more information.)