spiramycin-oral capsule (cont.)

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: other illnesses, allergies (especially drug allergies), liver problems. Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g., oral, bladder or vaginal yeast infection). This drug should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Small amounts of drug do appear in breast milk, so consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you use, especially of: carbamazepine, cyclosporine, theophylline, triazolam, warfarin, terfenadine, astemizole, felodipine (a calcium channel blocker), cisapride. This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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