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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Subsys if you have:
 
  • A history of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A history of breathing problems, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), or other lung disease
  • A head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure around the brain
  • Ever had a seizure
  • A slow heart rate or other heart problems
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Subsys Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 

What If I Overdose on Subsys?

An overdose of this medication can be quite dangerous and can even lead to death. It is important that you seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on this medication.
 
(Click Subsys Overdose for more information.)
 
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