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What happens if I miss a dose of pentamidine?

Pentamidine is most effective when there is a consistent level in your bloodstream. Since the medication is administered by or under the supervision of your healthcare provider, you should not miss a dose. If you do, your doctor can advise an alternate dosing schedule. An alternate schedule depends on when the missed dose occurred and whether you are receiving pentamidine through daily injections or once a month with a nebulizer inhaler. Never take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.

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