How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not cut, crush or chew this medication. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medication more often than directed. Do not suddenly stop taking this medication. You must gradually reduce the dose. Ask your care team for advice. Talk to your care team regarding the use of this medication in children. While this medication may be prescribed for children as young as 6 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
Low blood pressure-dizziness, feeling faint or lightheaded, blurry vision
Slow heartbeat-dizziness, feeling faint or lightheaded, confusion, trouble breathing, unusual weakness or fatigue Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Loss of appetite
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:
MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate This medication may also interact with the following:
Certain medications for seizures like phenobarbital
Certain medications for blood pressure, heart disease, irregular heart beat
Certain medications for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
Medications for sleep