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 cause some people to become sleepy or drowsy. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that requires you to be alert.

Contact your doctor right away if you have any changes to your heart rhythm. You might feel dizzy or faint, or you might have a fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeat. Make sure your doctor knows if you or anyone in your family has ever had a heart rhythm problem such as QT prolongation.

This medicine may cause Parkinson-like symptoms. Check with your doctor if you have difficulty with moving, loss of ability to move muscles voluntarily, clumsiness or unsteadiness, drooling, or trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands.

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.