Precautions

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It is important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to use it. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

If your symptoms do not improve within a few days or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

You should not use clarithromycin (Biaxin®), indinavir (Crixivan®), itraconazole (Sporanox®), ketoconazole (Nizoral®), or ritonavir (Norvir®). Using these medicines together may cause serious unwanted effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have the following symptoms after receiving this medicine: a slurred speech, trouble speaking, trouble swallowing, seizures, or unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness. These may be symptoms of a nerve problem called osmotic demyelination syndrome.

This medicine may make you feel dizzy or lightheaded. Do not drive or do anything that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.