Precautions

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Your doctor will want to check your progress at regular visits, especially during the first few weeks that you take this medicine.

It is important to check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or plan to take any prescription or over-the-counter medicines while taking tegaserod.

Do not use this medicine if you are smoking .

It is very important to tell your healthcare professional immediately if you become pregnant.

You should consult your doctor if you experience severe diarrhea, or if the diarrhea is accompanied by severe cramping, abdominal pain, or dizziness. You should also consult your healthcare professional if you experience new or worsening abdominal pain.

Do not take this medication if you have diarrhea now or have diarrhea often.

This medicine may cause some people to become dizzy. 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.