Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist:
- If you are allergic to any content of this drug or if you have any other allergies.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you are a child who has a fever, flu symptoms, or chicken pox. Consult with your doctor first.
- Your medical condition or history, especially of:
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Disease
- A Stomach or Intestinal Ulcer or Obstruction
- A Bleeding or Blood Clotting Disorder
- An Enlarged Prostate or a Blockage of the Urinary Tract (Difficulty Urinating)
- Myasthenia Gravis
Drug interactions may either lessen the effectiveness of this drug or heighten the risk for severe side effects. It’s important to inform your doctor all the medication including prescription and non-prescription and herbal medicines you are taking or going to take.
Possible interactions with this drug are:
- Anti-Platelet Drugs (such as Clopidogrel)
- “Blood Thinners” (such as Dabigatran, Enoxaparin, Warfarin)
- Nsaids (such as Ibuprofen, Ketorolac)
- Antihistamines (such as Cetirizine, Diphenhydramine)
- Drugs for Sleep or Anxiety (such as Alprazolam, Diazepam, Zolpidem)
- Muscle Relaxants
- Narcotic Pain Relievers (such as Codeine)
This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests such as dipyridamole-thallium imaging tests and certain urine tests. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug to avoid false results.