Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor to benefit your condition as much as possible. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.

This medicine comes with a patient information insert. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Swallow the delayed-release tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, break, or chew it. It is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For oral dosage form (delayed-release tablets):
    • For treatment of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy:
      • Adults—Two tablets taken at bedtime (Day 1). If symptoms are controlled the following day, continue taking two tablets at bedtime. If symptoms persists in the afternoon of Day 2, take two tablets at bedtime and start taking three tablets on Day 3 (one tablet in the morning and two tablets at bedtime). If symptoms are controlled on Day 4, continue taking three tablets daily. Otherwise, take one tablet in the morning, one tablet in the mid-afternoon, and two tablets at bedtime (total of 4 tablets).
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.