How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth. Take it as directed on the prescription label. Keep taking it unless your care team tells you to stop. Stopping it too quickly can cause serious side effects. It can also make your condition worse. Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. While it may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
What are the possible side effects of this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Allergic reactions-skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
Changes in emotions or moods
CNS depression-slow or shallow breathing, shortness of breath, feeling faint, dizziness, confusion, trouble staying awake
Increase in blood pressure
Loss of balance or coordination
Low blood pressure-dizziness, feeling faint or lightheaded, blurry vision
Seizures Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this medicine?
Our pharmacists will check to see if this medication will cause any interactions with the information in your profile.
Do not take this medication with any of the following:
Narcotic medications for cough This medication may also interact with the following:
Antihistamines for allergy, cough and cold
Certain medications for anxiety or sleep
Certain medications for depression like amitriptyline, fluoxetine, sertraline
Certain medications for seizures like phenobarbital, primidone
General anesthetics like halothane, isoflurane, methoxyflurane, propofol
Narcotic medications for pain
Other medications that relax muscles
Phenothiazines like chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine