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It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.
Women should not use this medicine, especially women who are pregnant or able to become pregnant. This medicine can harm an unborn baby. It can also cause birth defects if the father is using it when his sexual partner becomes pregnant. You must use a condom together with a second effective form of birth control during therapy and for 3 months after the last dose. If a pregnancy occurs while you are using this medicine, tell your doctor right away.
This medicine may cause dizziness, tiredness, muscle weakness, or seizures (very rare). Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.
This medicine may cause a neurological disorder called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). Check with your doctor right away if you have seizures, headache, confusion, unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, feeling of sluggishness, or blurred vision.
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 (eg, St. John's wort) or vitamin supplements.