You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
- Any allergies, including allergies to food (especially milk), dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Intal and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Intal and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Intal Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take the drug.)
In studies, high doses of Intal did not cause serious problems. However, if you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Intal Overdose for more information.)
Intal should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep Intal and all medications out of the reach of children.
If you do not take your Intal as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.