pseudoephedrine w/terfenadine-oral, Seldane-D (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Insomnia, nervousness, headache, dry mouth and mild stomach upset may occur. These effects should subside as your body adjusts to the medication. Call your doctor should they persist. Unlikely to occur but notify your doctor immediately if you experience: irregular heartbeat, dizziness, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, yellowing of the eyes or skin. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: heart problems, liver problems, kidney problems, thyroid disease, high blood pressure, glaucoma, prostate trouble, diabetes, allergies (especially drug allergies). This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Since small amounts of this medication are found in breast milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Before using this drug, tell your doctor of all drugs you may use (both prescription and nonprescription) especially of: erythromycin or drugs related to it (e.g., clarithromycin, troleandomycin), azole antifungals (e.g., ketoconazole, itraconazole), mibefradil, protease inhibitors (e.g., ritonavir, saquinavir), SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluvoxamine, sertraline), nefazodone, zileuton, high blood pressure drugs, asthma drugs, heart drugs. Also report the use of drugs that can affect the heart by prolonging the QC interval such as: astemizole, cisapride, grepafloxacin, sparfloxacin, phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline. Do no take this drug for several days before allergy testing as test results may be affected. Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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