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SIDE EFFECTS: Shakiness, nervousness, dizziness, headache, or cough may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Unlikely but report promptly: chest pain, fast or slow pulse. Very unlikely but report promptly: muscle cramping, unusual weakness. In the unlikely event you have a serious allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, including: any allergies, heart diseases, blood vessel disorders, high blood pressure, thyroid problems (hyperthyroid), glaucoma, diabetes. Limit alcohol intake as it may aggravate drug side effects. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether this drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly as this group may be more sensitive to drug side effects.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use, especially: other adrenaline- like drugs (e.g., pseudoephedrine), anticholinergics (e.g., benztropine), xanthine products (e.g., theophylline, caffeine), corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone), "water pills" (diuretics- e.g., furosemide), beta-blockers (e.g., propranolol), MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, selegiline, phenelzine, moclobemide, linezolid, procarbazine), certain antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline). 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 fast or irregular heartbeat.

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