PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have any pre-existing conditions, such as: chest pain, heart disease, thyroid disease, ulcers, any allergies. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if 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. Limit the intake of alcoholic beverages while taking this medication since the risk of dizziness may be increased. 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 blurred vision, chest pain, fever, metallic taste, and decrease in urination.
NOTES: This medication may be used in the elderly to help improve their physical, mental and emotional state. Although not approved for this use, some improvement in symptoms may be noticed.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the 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 (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat, moisture and light. Do not store in the bathroom.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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