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What should I avoid while taking Aloxi?

Aloxi (palonosetron) interacts with many medications. For example, when taken with apomorphine, Aloxi can cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure that can result in fainting. You should also avoid taking Aloxi along with water pills (diuretics) or heart rhythm drugs (including, amiodarone, bepridil, disopyramide, sotalol) may also pose problems. Tell your doctor about all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and supplements you take before starting treatment. Aloxi can cause dizziness or drowsiness, so avoid alcohol after getting an injection of Aloxi because alcohol may enhance these side effects. Also, because Aloxi may make you less alert do not drive or use machinery after the drug until you know whether you will be affected. Aloxi may pass into breast milk, so let your doctor know if you are nursing.

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