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. Blood tests will be needed to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may increase your risk of having bowel blockage, a tear or hole in your stomach or bowels, or severe constipation. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.

Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. It may affect the results of certain medical tests (eg, abdominal or stomach x-ray).

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.