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MECLIZINE AND NICOTINIC ACID ORAL (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: allergies (especially drug allergies), low blood pressure, glaucoma, enlarged prostate. This medication may cause drowsiness, and alcohol may intensify the effect. Caution when operating machinery or driving. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before taking this medication. At least one of the medicines in this product is excreted into human breast milk. Discuss the risks and benefits of breast-feeding with your doctor. Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you take, especially of: MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, linezolid, selegiline, phenelzine), sleep medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain relievers or cough preparations, barbiturates, other antihistamines, psychiatric medications. 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 hyperexcitability or drowsiness, slow or shallow breathing, hallucinations or delirium, nausea, diarrhea, and seizures.

NOTES: Do not share this medication with anyone else.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, 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 15 and 30 degrees C away from sunlight and moisture.


Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005



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