tiaprofenic acid-oral sustained action pellets in capsule (cont.)

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you take, including: aspirin, antacids, digoxin, water pills, blood thinners, oral diabetic medication, steroids, beta-blockers, phenytoin, methotrexate, lithium. Avoid the use of alcohol while taking this medication. 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 severe stomach pain, coffee ground-like vomit, dark stool, ringing in the ears, change in amount of urine, unusually fast or slow heartbeat, muscle weakness, slow or shallow breathing, confusion, severe headache or loss of consciousness.

NOTES: Maximum benefit of this medication comes from continued and routine use. It must be used as directed. Do not use this only when arthritis flares-up or for treating any other pain.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose and remember within 8 hours, take the dose and resume your regular dosing schedule. Otherwise, skip the missed dose. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom.

Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005

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