Precautions

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It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

If your symptoms and condition do not improve within a few days, or if they become worse, check with your doctor.

This medicine may increase your risk for sphincter of Oddi spasm. This is more likely to occur if you do not have a gallbladder. Call your doctor right away if you have new or worsening stomach pain or pain in the upper right abdominal or stomach that may move to your back or shoulders, with or without nausea or vomiting.

This medicine may increase your risk for pancreatitis (swelling of the pancreas). Check with your doctor right away if you have the following symptoms: bloating, chills, darkened urine, sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, lightheadedness, or yellow eyes or skin.

This medicine may cause severe constipation, which may require hospitalization. Check with your doctor right away if you have difficulty having a bowel movement.

This medicine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis and angioedema. These can be life-threatening and require 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 using this medicine.

If you have liver problems, do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Avoid drinking excessive alcohol while using this medicine.

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.