How should you use this medication?
Take this medicine by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Keep taking this medicine unless your health care provider tells you to stop. Stopping it too quickly can cause serious side effects. It can also make your condition worse. Talk to your health care provider about the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What are the possible side effects of this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions (skin rash, itching or hives; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue)
changes in emotions or moods
changes in vision
increased blood pressure
falling asleep during normal activities like driving
fast, irregular heartbeat
low blood pressure (dizziness; feeling faint or lightheaded, falls; unusually weak or tired)
new or increased gambling urges, sexual urges, uncontrolled spending, binge or compulsive eating, or other urges
uncontrollable head, mouth, neck, arm, or leg movements
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional 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.
antihistamines for allergy, cough and cold
certain medicines for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
certain medicines for seizures like phenobarbital, primidone
certain medicines for sleep
female hormones, like estrogens and birth control pills
general anesthetics like halothane, isoflurane, methoxyflurane, propofol
medicines for blood pressure
medicines that relax muscles for surgery
narcotic medicines for pain
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