CONIVAPTAN is used to treat low levels of sodium in the blood.
This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
fast, irregular heartbeat
feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
low blood pressure
swelling, pain at site where injected
swelling of the ankles, feet, hands
unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS
certain antibiotics like chloramphenicol, clarithromycin, dalfopristin; quinupristin, telithromycin
certain medicines for fungal infections like ketoconazole, isavuconazonium, itraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole
ergot alkaloids like dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
This does not apply.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to conivaptan, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.