Precautions

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It is very important that your doctor check your or your child's progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may increase your or your child's risk for muscle weakness, leading to paralysis, or seizures. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.

This medicine may cause a serious allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, hoarseness, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after receiving this medicine.

This medicine may cause a condition called malignant hyperthermia (dangerous increase in body temperature). Check with your doctor right away if you or your child have a fast heartbeat, high fever, or rigid muscles.

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.