How should you use this medication?
Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medication more often than directed. Talk to your care team regarding the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
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
Bowel blockage-stomach cramping, unable to have a bowel movement or pass gas, loss of appetite, vomiting
Chest pain (angina)-pain, pressure, or tightness in the chest, neck, back, or arms
Heart rhythm changes-fast or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, feeling faint or lightheaded, chest pain, trouble breathing
Irritability, confusion, fast or irregular heartbeat, muscle stiffness, twitching muscles, sweating, high fever, seizure, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, which may be signs of serotonin syndrome Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
General discomfort and fatigue
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:
Certain medications for fungal infections like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole
Thioridazine This medication may also interact with the following:
Certain medications for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
Methylene blue (injected into a vein)
Other medications that prolong the QT interval (cause an abnormal heart rhythm) like dofetilide, ziprasidone