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It is very important that your doctor check the progress of you or your child at regular visits, especially for the first few weeks after you begin using this medicine. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.
A change in your usual behavior or physical well-being may affect the way this medicine works in your body. Tell your doctor if you or your child:
Have had a fever of 102 degrees F or higher for at least 24 hours or more.
Have started or stopped smoking tobacco or marijuana in the last few weeks.
Have started or stopped taking another medicine in the last few weeks.
Have changed your diet in the last few weeks.
Stop using this medicine and check with your doctor right away if you or your child have the following symptoms while using this medicine: nausea or vomiting that continues, headaches, trouble with sleeping, seizures, or irregular heartbeats.
Do not stop or change the dose of this medicine without checking first with your doctor.
Before you have any medical tests, tell the medical doctor in charge that you or your child are using this medicine. The results of some tests may be affected by this medicine.
This medicine may add to the central nervous system (CNS) stimulant effects of caffeine-containing foods or beverages such as chocolate, cocoa, tea, coffee, and cola drinks. Avoid eating or drinking large amounts of these foods or beverages while using this medicine. If you have questions about this, check with your doctor.
Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines for appetite control, asthma, colds, cough, hay fever, or sinus problems, and herbal (e.g., St. John's wort) or vitamin supplements.