camphorated opium tincture-oral (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: liver problems, lung disease, asthma, enlarged prostate, a history of drug dependence, allergies (especially drug allergies). This drug should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Since this medication is found in breast milk; consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including: sedatives, tranquilizers, narcotic pain relievers, antidepressants, cimetidine. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include trouble breathing, severe drowsiness, unconsciousness, severe dizziness, cold or clammy skin, or irregular heartbeat.
NOTES: Do not share this product with others.
MISSED DOSE: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose. Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture, heat and sunlight.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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