Precautions

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It is important that your doctor check your progress while taking this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to take it.

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

You should not use this medicine together with a MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®. Using these medicines together may cause serious unwanted effects.

This medicine may make you drowsy or sleepy. Make sure you know how to react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.

This medicine will add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants (medicines that make you drowsy or less alert). Some examples of CNS depressants are antihistamines or medicine for hay fever, other allergies, or colds, sedatives, tranquilizers, or sleeping medicine, prescription pain medicine or narcotics, medicine for seizures or barbiturates, muscle relaxants, or anesthetics, including some dental anesthetics. Check with your medical doctor or dentist before taking any of the above while you are taking this medicine.

This medicine may cause dry mouth. A dry mouth may also damage your teeth and gums. To help prevent this condition, carefully brush your teeth at least two times a day and have regular visits with your dentist.

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.