How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth. Swallow with a drink of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your dose at the same time each day, with breakfast or your first large meal. Do not take more often than directed. Talk to your care team regarding the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed. Elderly patients over 65 years old can have a stronger reaction and need a smaller dose.
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 sugar (hypoglycemia)-tremors or shaking, anxiety, sweating, cold or clammy skin, confusion, dizziness, rapid heartbeat 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:
Medications for fungal or yeast infections
Warfarin This medication may also interact with the following:
Alcohol containing beverages
Aspirin and aspirin-like medications
Female hormones, like estrogens or progestins and birth control pills
Heart medications like disopyramide
Male hormones or anabolic steroids
Medications called MAO Inhibitors like Nardil, Parnate, Marplan, Eldepryl
Medications for allergies, asthma, cold, or cough
Medications for mental problems
Medications for weight loss
NSAIDs, medications for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
Quinolone antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, ofloxacin
Some herbal dietary supplements
Steroid medications like prednisone or cortisone
Water pills (diuretics)