Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to take it. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Do not use this medicine together with high-dose aspirin. Using these medicines together may cause unwanted effects.

This medicine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Check with your doctor right away if you have blistering, peeling, or red skin rash, fever with or without chills, itching skin, lower back or side pain, painful or difficult urination, sore throat, sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth, unusual bleeding or bruising, or yellow eyes or skin.

Check with your doctor if you have convulsions, dry mouth, increased thirst, muscle pain or cramps, nausea or vomiting, numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips, or uneven heartbeat. These may be symptoms of hypokalemia.

This medicine may cause some people to feel drowsy or more tired than they are normally. 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 not alert.

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.