ergoloid mesylates-sublingual, Gerimal (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially: blood pressure problems, heart problems, behavioral problems, liver disease, any allergies. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially: nitrates (e.g., isosorbide, nitroglycerin), dopamine, macrolide antibiotics (e.g., erythromycin), efavirenz, saquinavir, triptan drugs (e.g., naratriptan, sumatriptan). 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.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; 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. Check with your doctor if 2 or more doses have been missed.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. Keep oral solution from freezing.
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For enrollment information call MedicAlert at 1-800-854-1166 (USA), or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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