Bedaquiline

Notes

Do not share this medication with others.

This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection unless your doctor tells you to.

Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as liver function, EKG, potassium/calcium/magnesium levels) should be performed before you start treatment and periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

Storage

Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Store the 20-milligram tablets in the original container. Keep the desiccant (drying agent) in the bottle and close the bottle tightly after each use to protect from moisture.

Store the 100-milligram tablets in the original container. If necessary, the 100-milligram tablets may be stored in another container for up to 3 months. Close the bottle tightly after each use to protect from light.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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