Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Your health care professional should check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine does not cause unwanted effects.

Do not take iron supplements within 1 to 2 hours of taking this medicine. To do so may keep the iron from working properly.

For patients taking potassium phosphate-containing medicines:

  • Check with your health care professional before starting any strenuous physical exercise, especially if you are out of condition and are taking other medication. Exercise and certain medicines may increase the amount of potassium in the blood.

For patients on a potassium-restricted diet:

  • This medicine may contain a large amount of potassium. If you have any questions about this, check with your health care professional.
  • Do not use salt substitutes and low-salt milk unless told to do so by your health care professional. They may contain potassium.

For patients on a sodium-restricted diet:

  • This medicine may contain a large amount of sodium. If you have any questions about this, check with your health care professional.