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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Exubera?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Exubera Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting
  • Shakiness
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Sweating.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Exubera Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Exubera Be Stored?

Unlike many other types of insulin, Exubera should not be refrigerated. Keep Exubera at room temperature, away from moisture. Once you open a pack of blisters, they must be thrown away after three months. The inhaler can be used for up to one year. After that, a new inhaler can be purchased. Do not use any blisters that have been refrigerated or frozen.
 
Keep Exubera and all medications out of the reach of children.
 
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