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It is important that your doctor check your progress while using this medicine to make sure this medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
Do not use this medicine if you are using or have used an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid [Marplan®], phenelzine [Nardil®], selegiline [Eldepryl®], tranylcypromine [Parnate®]). Using these medicines together may cause serious unwanted effects.
This medicine may make you drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.
This medicine will add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants (medicines that make you drowsy or less alert). Some examples of CNS depressants are antihistamines or medicine for hay fever, other allergies, or colds, sedatives, tranquilizers, or sleeping medicine, prescription pain medicine or narcotics, medicine for seizures or barbiturates, muscle relaxants, or anesthetics, including some dental anesthetics. Check with your medical doctor or dentist before taking any of the above while you are using this medicine.
Signs of an overdose include: dizziness or lightheadedness, dry mouth, enlarged pupils, fast, pounding, irregular heartbeat or pulse, feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings, mental confusion, palpitations, restlessness, sensation of spinning, or sleepiness. Call your doctor right away if you notice these symptoms.
This medicine may cause dry mouth. A dry mouth may also damage your teeth and gums. To help prevent this condition, carefully brush your teeth at least 2 times a day and have regular visits with your dentist.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.
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.
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