Tykerb can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Tykerb Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Tykerb if you have:
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia), especially long QT syndrome
- Low blood potassium (hypokalemia) or magnesium (hypomagnesemia)
- Congestive heart failure
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Tykerb Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take too much Tykerb may have overdose symptoms that could include:
(Click Tykerb Overdose for more information.)
Tykerb should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Store the tablets in an airtight container.
Keep Tykerb and all medications out of the reach of children.