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Common use

Strattera contains atomoxetine Hcl, which is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor of presynaptic norepinephrine vectors used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Manifestations of ADHD detected in more than one social environment include lack of concentration, distractibility, excessive restlessness, impulsiveness, disorganization, restlessness, and other similar conduct disorders.

Dosage and direction

Take it once or twice daily with or without food. Take the capsules whole, do not crush them and sprinkle on food. If Strattera should be canceled, it does not require a gradual reduction of the dose. The recommended initial dose in children, adolescents and adults with body weight over 70 kg is 40 mg. It should be increased to a therapeutic daily dose of 80 mg not earlier than in three days. If the symptoms do not improve the maximal daily dose of Strattera may be increased to maximal daily dose of 120 mg not earlier than 2-4 weeks after start of the treatment. Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor, do not take more of this medication than your doctor recommended.

Precautions

Inform your doctor if you have hypertension, tachycardia, cardiovascular or cerebrovascular circulation disorders, congenital heart defect, coronary artery disease, heart disease, a heart rhythm disorder, high or low blood pressure, heart attack not so long ago, or have a condition which can cause arterial hypotension. Notify your doctor if you have liver disease, high or low blood pressure, problems with urination, and also bipolar illness, mental illness, psychotic disorder, depression, or suicide attempt in history. It is not known how this medication may affect an unborn baby so Strattera should be administered to pregnant women only if a potential benefit from it use exceeds possible risks.

Contraindications

Strattera is contraindicated in the patients concomitantly treated by MAO inhibitors (Pirlindole, metralindol, Moclobemide, Nialamide) and within 14 days after the treatment with MAO was discontinued, individuals with closure-angle glaucoma, hypersensitivity to the medication.

Side effects

Adverse reactions to Strattera include allergy symptoms (hives, rash, facial swelling, edema), dry mouth, decreased appetite, nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, dizziness, tiredness, changes in mood, problems to fall asleep, dizziness, difficulty urination, and sexual side effects. More serious side effects which you should report about immediately to your doctor if they become bothersome are fast or uneven heartbeats, chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling light-headed or fainting, low fever, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice, increased blood pressure, decreased urination or anuria.

Drug interaction

This medication cannot be co-administered with MAO inhibitors, a break between the last MAO inhibitors intake such as Nardil (phenelzine sulfate) and Parnate (tranylcypromine sulfate) and administration of Strattera should be at least 14 days long. Fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), quinidine, may incrase blood levels of Strattera due to inhibition of the liver enzyme that eliminates atomoxetine from the body. Inform your doctor about all medications and herbal products you use including albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), cimetidine (Tagamet), amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), celecoxib (Celebrex), methadone (Methadose, Dolophine), quinidine (Quinidex, Cardioquin, Quinaglute), doxorubicin (Adriamycin), ranitidine (Zantac), terbinafine (Lamisil), metoclopramide (Reglan), ritonavir (Norvir).

Missed dose

If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or time for your next dose is in a short while. Do not take double doses of this medication or extra doses of it. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.

Overdose

The majority of reported Strattera overdose effects were moderate. They included tachycardia and dry mouth, convulsions, hyperactivity, behavioral disorders, drowsiness or agitation, stomach upset, mydriasis (an excessive dilation of the pupil), blurred vision, drowsiness, and fast heartbeat.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.

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ContentCommon use Strattera contains atomoxetine Hcl, which is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor of presynaptic norepinephrine vectors used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Manifestations of ADHD detected in more than one social environment include lack of concentration, distractibility, excessive restlessness, impulsiveness, disorganization, restlessness, and other similar conduct disorders. Dosage and direction Take it once or twice daily with or without food. Take the capsules whole, do not crush them and sprinkle on food. If Strattera should be canceled, it does not require a gradual reduction of the dose. The recommended initial dose in children, adolescents and adults with body weight over 70 kg is 40 mg. It should be increased to a therapeutic daily dose of 80 mg not earlier than in three days. If the symptoms do not improve the maximal daily dose of Strattera may be increased to maximal daily dose of 120 mg not earlier than 2-4 weeks after start of the treatment. Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor, do not take more of this medication than your doctor recommended. Precautions Inform your doctor if you have hypertension, tachycardia, cardiovascular or cerebrovascular circulation disorders, congenital heart defect, coronary artery disease, heart disease, a heart rhythm disorder, high or low blood pressure, heart attack not so long ago, or have a condition which can cause arterial hypotension. Notify your doctor if you have liver disease, high or low blood pressure, problems with urination, and also bipolar illness, mental illness, psychotic disorder, depression, or suicide attempt in history. It is not known how this medication may affect an unborn baby so Strattera should be administered to pregnant women only if a potential benefit from it use exceeds possible risks. Contraindications Strattera is contraindicated in the patients concomitantly treated by MAO inhibitors (Pirlindole, metralindol, Moclobemide, Nialamide) and within 14 days after the treatment with MAO was discontinued, individuals with closure-angle glaucoma, hypersensitivity to the medication. Side effects Adverse reactions to Strattera include allergy symptoms (hives, rash, facial swelling, edema), dry mouth, decreased appetite, nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, dizziness, tiredness, changes in mood, problems to fall asleep, dizziness, difficulty urination, and sexual side effects. More serious side effects which you should report about immediately to your doctor if they become bothersome are fast or uneven heartbeats, chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling light-headed or fainting, low fever, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice, increased blood pressure, decreased urination or anuria. Drug interaction This medication cannot be co-administered with MAO inhibitors, a break between the last MAO inhibitors intake such as Nardil (phenelzine sulfate) and Parnate (tranylcypromine sulfate) and administration of Strattera should be at least 14 days long. Fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), quinidine, may incrase blood levels of Strattera due to inhibition of the liver enzyme that eliminates atomoxetine from the body. Inform your doctor about all medications and herbal products you use including albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban), cimetidine (Tagamet), amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), celecoxib (Celebrex), methadone (Methadose, Dolophine), quinidine (Quinidex, Cardioquin, Quinaglute), doxorubicin (Adriamycin), ranitidine (Zantac), terbinafine (Lamisil), metoclopramide (Reglan), ritonavir (Norvir). Missed dose If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or time for your next dose is in a short while. Do not take double doses of this medication or extra doses of it. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time. Overdose The majority of reported Strattera overdose effects were moderate. They included tachycardia and dry mouth, convulsions, hyperactivity, behavioral disorders, drowsiness or agitation, stomach upset, mydriasis (an excessive dilation of the pupil), blurred vision, drowsiness, and fast heartbeat. Storage Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children. Disclaimer We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.Common use

Dilantin is anti-seizure medication described as an effective drug which reduces electrical conductance among brain cells by stabilizing the inactive state of voltage gated sodium channels. This medication is used to treat epilepsy (seizures), to prevent post-traumatic epilepsy and epilepsy caused by neurosurgery, ventricular arrhythmias, including intoxication with cardiac glycosides, some forms of Meniere's syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia and many other conditions.



Dosage and directions

Dose of Dilantin in patients treated for non-epileptic disease should be several times lower than in ones with epilepsy. Your dosage should be prescribed by your doctor. A recommended daily dose to treat epileptic seizures is 5 mg per kilo in adults and 4-7 mg per kilo in children. The daily dose should be divided for 1-2 intakes. If to take the medication with food it may reduce its side effects. Correction of the dose is needed in elderly patients, debilitated persons, and patients with certain kidney or liver diseases. Do not use Dilantin suspension at the same time as tube feedings. Do not stop taking this drug without your doctor's permission even if you feel fine as you may have increase in seizures. Do not chew, crush, break, open an extended-release capsule; swallow the whole pill. Shake the suspension before to use it and measure it with a special spoon.



Precautions

Before to take Dilantin inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disorder, vitamin D deficiency, diabetes, porphyria, pregnant or plan to become pregnant, breastfeeding. Serious skin reaction to Dilantin may rarely develop in patients of Asian ancestor. This medication can make contraception pharmaceuticals less effective. This drug may change your ability to drive or operate machinery which requires high concentration of attention. Do not take with antacids.



Contraindications

Dilantin is prohibited in patients with liver and kidneys diseases, leukopenia, heart failure, cachexia, porphyria and in patients concomitantly treated with isoniazid, teturamom, aspirin. Cautiousness should be exercised in pregnant or breastfeeding patients (increased risk of malformations and birth defects), ones sick with diabetes.



Possible side effect

Adverse side effects may appear during treatment with Dilantin: dizziness, agitation, tremor, ataxia, nystagmus (involuntary eyes movements), fever, nausea, vomiting, changes in connective tissue (coarsening of facial features, Dupuytren's contracture), allergic reaction (rash, itching). Prolonged use of the medication in patients and especially in children may causes dyspepsia, gingival hyperplasia (overgrowth of the gums), osteopathy, hypocalcemia, megaloblastic anemia. In rare cases lymphadenopathy and hirsutism (excessive and increased hair growth) may appear. Lymph nodes may sometimes painfully swell up. Level of glucose may rise also so it should be used cautiously in patients with diabetes. Weakness of the bones stipulated by interference of Dilantin into the synthesis of vitamin D may appear. Risk of suicidal behavior in patients treated with Dilantin increases. In case of any serious side effects listed above and also ones of allergy seek for immediate medical help.



Drug interaction

Dilantin increases effects of coumarin anticoagulant drugs, while the anticoagulants in their turn increase blood levels of Dilantin which may aggravate risk of toxicity and hemorrhagic complications. Inform your doctor if you are taking digoxin, carbamazepine, clonazepam, corticosteroids (prednisone), cyclosporine, disopyramide, doxycycline, estrogens, felodipine, levodopa, lidocaine, methadone, mexiletine, oral contraceptives, paroxetine, quinidine, tacrolimus, theophylline, phenobarbital, and warfarin as they may decrease blood levels of Dilantin.

Tricyclic antidepressants [Amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep), Desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofrane), Amoxapine (Asendin), Clomipramine (Anafranil), Imipramine (Tofranil), Nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl), Doxepin (Adapin, Sinequan), Protriptyline (Vivactil), Trimipramine (Surmontil)] in large doses diminish a convulsive threshold and in small doses increase it, some of them are able to slow down metabolism of Dilantin and increase its toxicity hereby. Isonicotinic acid, certain antibiotics (levomitsetin), sulfonamides, aminasine are able to increase toxicity of Dilantin.

Dilantin increases hypotention effects of diuretics and other anti-hypertension medications, strengthens action of anapryline and antiarrhythmic medications, thyroid hormone replacement drugs. Dilantin decreases activity of medications for diabetes, affects metabolism of corticosteroids and tetracycline (Vibramycin), influences absorption of diuretics (Furocemide). Dilantin may increase indices of bilirubin, cholesterol, glucose, alkaline phosphatase, liver transaminases in blood tests.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time of your next dose just skip the missed dose and return to your schedule.



Overdose

Large doses of Dilantin cause ataxia, nystagmus, diplopia (double vision), extrapyramidal disorder, hyperkinesia (muscular activity), sensory neuropathy. High concentration of Dilantin (more than 50 mg/l) in rare cases may cause aggravation of attacks, sopor (abnormally deep sleep) and coma. Large doses of the medication increase blood levels of glucose in patients who are not sick with diabetes. Blood levels of Dilantin over 20 mg/l in children may lead to acute toxicity: nystagmus, ataxia, mental disorders, joint pain, and in more severe cases bradycardia, ventricular fibrillation, atrial flutter, asystole, and coma. If you suppose that Dilantin was overdosed seek for immediate medical help.



Storage

Store tablets, capsules, and suspension of Dilantin at room temperature, 15-30 C (59-86 F).



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Common use

Skelaxin is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomforts associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. The mode of action of this drug has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its sedative properties. Metaxalone does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.



Dosage and direction

The recommended dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is one 800 mg tablet three to four times a day.



Precautions

It is not known whether this drug is secreted in human milk. As a general rule, nursing should not be undertaken while a patient is on a drug since many drugs are excreted in human milk.

Safety and effectiveness in children 12 years of age and below have not been established

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.

Contraindications

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to metaxalone, or if you have:

-anemia (a lack of red blood cells);

-severe kidney disease; or

-severe liver disease.



Side effects

Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and nervousness or irritability;nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal upset.hypersensitivity reaction, rash with or without pruritus;leukopenia; hemolytic anemia;jaundice.



Drug interaction

The sedative effects of Skelaxin and other CNS depressants (e.g., alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, tricyclic antidepressants) may be additive. Therefore, caution should be exercised with patients who take more than one of these CNS depressants simultaneously

Skelaxin may enhance the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember within 1 hour. Otherwise, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.



Overdose

Deaths by deliberate or accidental overdose have occurred with metaxalone, particularly in combination with antidepressants, and have been reported with this class of drug in combination with alcohol.

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately



Storage

Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.



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Common use

It's active component is Galactamine. It is used to treat dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. It helps to improve the function of nerve cells in the brain. It prevent the breakdown of acetycholine. People with dementia usually have low levels of this chemical, which is important for memory, thinking and reasoning.



Dosage and directions

Reminyl should be taken for adults 2,5-10 mg one or two times a day.



Precautions

Use the medicine very carefully with he patients who have severe asthma, obstructive lung disease, or a history of stomach ulcers. Remynil can slow the heart rate and cause fainting. Be especially careful with patients who have a heart irregularity. If you have to undergo an operation let your doctor know that you take Remynil.



Contraindications

Don't use the medication if you have an allergic reaction to it. Don't use it if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Reminyl is not usually prescribed for pregnant and nursing women. It should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the risk to unborn baby.



Possible side effects

They include: anemia, blood in urine, abdominal pain, dizziness, fatigue, depression, diarrhea, headache, indigestion, inability to sleep, nausea, lost of appetite, runny nose, tremor, sleepiness, urinary tract infection, vomiting, weight loss.



Drug interactions

Do not use Reminyl with the following dugs:

Erythromycin (E.E.S., Eryc, PCE)

Ketoconazole (Nizoral)

Meclizine (Antivert)

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Urinary tract medications such as Urispas and Urecholine.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and Voltaren

Certain Parkinson's drugs such as Artane and Cogentin

Cimetidine (Tagamet)



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do no take two doses at once.



Overdose

The symptoms of Remynil overdose include drooling, incontinence, convulsions, fainting, muscle weakness, sever nausea, stomach cramps, low blood pressure, slow or irregular heartbeat, sweating, twitching, teary eyes, weak breathing, vomiting. If you think that you overdosed Remynil, seek medical attention at once.



Storage

Store Remynil at room temperature.



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Common use

Its active component is thioridazine and it belongs to a group of medicines to so called phenothiazines. It is used to treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. It changes the actions of chemicals in your brain.



Dosage and directions

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Take it with or without food. Take with food to reduce stomach irritation if stomach upset occurs. Continue to take the medicine even if you feel well.



Precautions

Use the medicine with caution. It can cause dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness. Avoid taking alcohol. Sit up or stand slowly. Avoid situations where injury could occur because of fainting. If chest pain occurs or worsens contact you doctor. If you have to have any surgery, tell your doctor that your are using Mellaril. Elderly patients can be more sensitive to its side effects.

It's not recommended to use it during pregnancy or breastfeeding.



Contraindications

You should not use it if you have allergy to it; you have a decreased level of consciousness, severe high or low blood pressure, low levels of potassium in the blood, abnormal heart function test (ECG), or a history of certain heart problems (eg, irregular heartbeat, congenital long QT syndrome); you have a genetic problem that leads to decreased levels of the P-450 2D6 isozyme in your body; you are taking antiarrhythmics (eg, amiodarone, quinidine), cisapride, dofetilide, H1 antagonists (eg, astemizole, terfenadine), pergolide, pindolol, propranolol, sparfloxacin, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants (eg, fluoxetine, paroxetine, fluvoxamine), streptogramins (eg, dalfopristin), or medicines that may affect your heartbeat.



Possible side effects

The most common side effects are bizarre dreams , constipation, agitation, diarrhea, dowsiness, dizziness, stuffy nose, dry mouth, vomiting, loss of appetiate.

Severe side effects include: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); changes in menstrual period; changes in sexual ability; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; difficulty swallowing; drooling; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hyperactivity; involuntary movements or spasms of the arms, legs, tongue, face, mouth, or jaw; mask-like face; muscle restlessness; restlessness; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness; severe constipation; shuffling walk; sleeplessness; sore mouth or gums; stiff or rigid muscles; stomach pain; sweating; swelling of the hands or feet; trouble urinating; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual eye movements or inability to move eyes; unusual mood or mental changes, including lack of response to your surroundings; vision changes; weakness of arms or legs; yellowing of the skin or eyes.



Drug interaction

Tell you doctor if you take the following medications: anticholinergics (eg, atropine) because they may decrease the effectiveness of Thioridazine; antiarrhythmics (eg, amiodarone, quinidine), arsenic, beta-blockers (eg, propranolol), cisapride, dofetilide, droperidol, H1 antagonists (eg, astemizole, terfenadine), haloperidol, ketolides (eg, telithromycin), macrolide antibiotics (eg, erythromycin), pimozide, pindolol, quinolones (eg, sparfloxacin, levofloxacin), serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (eg, duloxetine), serotonin receptor antagonist antiemetics (eg, dolasetron), SSRI antidepressants (eg, fluoxetine, paroxetine, fluvoxamine), streptogramins (eg, dalfopristin), ziprasidone, or other medicines that may affect your heartbeat because risk of severe and possibly fatal side effects, including severe irregular heartbeat, may be increased. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure if any of your medicines may affect your heartbeat; atropine, barbiturates (eg, phenobarbital), narcotics (eg, codeine), or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline) because risk of side effects may be increased by Thioridazine; guanethidine, levodopa, or pergolide because their effectiveness may be decreased by Thioridazine



Missed dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.



Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are seizures, sever drowsiness, muscle spasms, deep sleep or loss of consciousness; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; tremors; trouble urinating; twitching.



Storage

Store it at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep it out of the reach of children and away from pets.



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Common use

Oxcarbazepine is an antiepileptic drug used to treat seizure disorders (epilepsy). The exact mechanism of action of Oxcarbazepine and its active metabolite 10-monohydroxy metabolite (MHD) are unknown. Oxcarbazepine blocks potential-dependent sodium channels resulting in stabilization of overexcited neurons membranes, inhibition of a series of discharges in neurons and reduction of synaptic impulses. Increased K+ conductance and modulation of Ca2+ channels activated by a high potential of the membrane also invest in the antiepileptic effect of the drug. Oxcarbazepine may rarely be used for treatment of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder).



Dosage and direction

Oxcarbazepine is sold as a tablet and a suspension (liquid) to take orally. The medication is usually taken every 12 hours with or without food. Take Oxcarbazepine the same times every day to keep the level of medication in your blood constant. Shake the suspension thoroughly before each use to make the mixture even. Do not suddenly stop taking this drug without your doctor's approval as seizures may become worse.



Precautions

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Tegretol), or any other medications and also inform about all drugs and herbal products you are taking. Let him know if you have or have ever had kidney or liver disease, pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, using hormonal contraceptives. This medication can make you drowsy or dizzy, your mental health may change in unexpected ways and you may become suicidal.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, breastfeeding. Caution should be experienced in patients with hypersensitivity to carbamazepine in history, pregnancy. Use of the drug in children under 2 years has not been studied.



Possible side effect

If you experience severe symptoms listed below contact your doctor immediately: dizziness, drowsiness, vision changes, involuntary fast, repeating eye movements, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, dry mouth, unstable gait, shaking of a part of the body that you cannot control, coordination disorders, slowed movements or thoughts, slow thinking and speech problems, difficulty concentrating, tooth and ear aches, sweating and hot flushes nose bleeding and signs of allergy such as swelling, redness, irritation, burning. Call your doctor immediately if you have: swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, unusually long and frequent seizures, headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, red or purple-colored blotches or dots on skin, jaundice, unusual bruising or bleeding, bleeding or tarry stools, joint pain, chest pain.



Drug interaction

These medications are known to interact with Oxcarbazepine: amiodarone (Cordarone); amitriptyline (Elavil); calcium channel blockers such as amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac), felodipine (Plendil), isradipine (DynaCirc), nicardipine (Cardene), nimodipine (Nimotop), nisoldipine (Sular), nifedipine (Procardia), and verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan); chlorpromazine (Thorazine);clomipramine (Anafranil); cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Neosar); desmopressin (DDAVP, Minirin, Stimate); diazepam (Valium); diuretics ('water pills'); hormonal contraceptives (birth control pills, rings, patches, implants, injections, and intrauterine devices); indapamide (Natrilix); other medications for seizures such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Tegretol), phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin), and valproic acid (Depakene, Depakote); proton-pump inhibitors such as lansoprazole (Prevacid), omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix); theophylline (Theo-Dur); selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as citalopram (Celexa), fluvoxamine (Luvox), escitalopram (Lexapro), paroxetine (Paxil), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), duloxetine (Cymbalta), and sertraline (Zoloft).



Missed dose

Consult your doctor if you missed a dose of this medication so he could advise you what time is the best to take the next dose.



Overdose

Contact your doctor in case of overdose which symptoms may appear as worsening of side effects.



Storage

Keep it at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture. Do not use after expiration term.



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