GENERIC NAME: ANILERIDINE - ORAL TABLET (an-eh-LAIR-eh-deen)
USES: This medication is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain.
HOW TO USE: May be taken with food or milk if stomach upset occurs. Use this medication exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not increase your dose, use it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming. Also, if used for an extended period, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval. Over time, this drug may not work as well. Consult your doctor if this medication is not relieving the pain sufficiently.
SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth or constipation may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: rapid heart rate, fainting, mental confusion, nervousness, irritability, seizures. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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