Precautions

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

It is important that your doctor check your or your child's progress closely for any problems or unwanted effects that may be caused by this medicine. Blood and urine tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Contact your doctor right away if you or your child have decreased urination, dizziness, headache, or vomiting. These could be symptoms of a loss of too much body fluid (dehydration).

If you or your child have severe bloating, distension, or abdominal or stomach pain after taking the first dose, stop taking this medicine or delay taking the second dose until your symptoms improve.

This medicine may cause fluid and electrolyte imbalances, which may lead to serious unwanted effects, including heart rhythm problems, seizures, or kidney problems. Your doctor should correct these imbalances before you or your child start taking this medicine. Also drink plenty of clear liquids prescribed by your doctor.

Do not drink alcohol together with 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.