How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Chew or crush it completely before swallowing. Do not swallow tablets whole. You can take this medication with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Keep taking it unless your care team tells you to stop. A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time. Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. While it may be prescribed for children as young as 2 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
Flu-like symptoms-fever, chills, muscle pain, cough, headache, fatigue
Mood and behavior changes such as anxiety, nervousness, confusion, hallucinations, irritability, hostility, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, worsening mood, feelings of depression
Pain, tingling, or numbness in the hands or feet
Sinus pain or pressure around the face or forehead
Vivid dreams or nightmares Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Runny or stuffy nose
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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.
Medications for seizures like phenytoin, phenobarbital, and carbamazepine
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