Precautions

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It is important that your doctor check the progress of you or your child at regular visits to allow changes in your dose and to check for any unwanted effects.

This medicine may cause some people to become dizzy or confused, or to have trouble concentrating. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy or confused. If these reactions are especially bothersome, check with your doctor.

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

While you are being treated with rimantadine, do not have any immunizations (vaccinations) without your doctor's approval. Live virus vaccinations should not be given for 2 days after stopping rimantadine, and this medicine should be not be given 2 weeks after receiving live vaccines.

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.