Cesamet Oral Capsule 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cesamet: Oral capsule (1mg)

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Cesamet 1mg Cap
Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: 0247 VALEANT 
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Cesamet 1mg Cap
Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: 0247 VALEANT 

What is this Medicine?

NABILONE (NAB i lone) is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is used by patients who do not respond to other medicines.

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Cesamet 1mg Capsule

NDC: 000371221
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Huntington's Disease (Huntington's Chorea)

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Cesamet 1mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Cesamet 1mg Capsule

Headache Incidence:
6.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Elated Mood Incidence:
11.0-38.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dysphoria Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
13.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
14.0-16.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
52.0-66.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
52.0-59.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
59.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Cesamet 1mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Cesamet 1mg Capsule(Nabilone)
Alcohol and Nabilone(Nabilone)
Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking Nabilone. Alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Decreased alertness, dizziness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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