Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to take it.

This medicine may make you sweat less, causing your body temperature to increase. Use extra care to avoid becoming overheated during exercise or hot weather, since overheating may result in heat stroke.

This medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Check with your doctor right away if you have agitation, confusion, difficulty with speaking, trouble sleeping, or unusual changes in mood or behavior, or if you see, hear, or feel things that are not there. These may be nervous system side effects with the 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.