Precautions

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It is important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This will allow your doctor to make sure the medicine is working properly and to change the dose if needed.

Report any signs of an infection or reaction at the catheter site to your doctor right away. Also, if you develop a sudden fever, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

This medicine may cause your blood pressure to decrease, which can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Avoid getting overheated during exercise or hot weather while you are using this medicine. Saunas, hot baths, or sunbathing may make you feel dizzy or faint if you get overheated.

Do not suddenly stop using this medicine. Stopping the medicine suddenly may bring on symptoms of your condition and can be dangerous. Check with your doctor before stopping it completely.

Your doctor may want you to carry a medical identification card stating that you are using this medicine.