Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Tell your doctor if you are using a MAO inhibitor (MAOI) medicine such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®.
Tell your doctor if you are using medicine to treat nausea and vomiting, pain, nervousness, or anxiety. Let your doctor know if you are using medicine such as haloperidol (Haldol®) to treat psychiatric (mental) problems. Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using ergot medicine or other medicines for headaches or migraines, such as Cafergot® or Ergomar®. Tell your doctor if you are using medicine to treat depression such as amitriptyline (Elavil®), nortriptyline (Pamelor®), or imipramine (Tofranil®). Make sure your doctor knows about any other medicine you have used recently.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have diabetes, asthma, or thyroid problems. Tell your doctor if you have a history of stroke.
Make sure your doctor knows if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), or other circulation problems. Tell your doctor if you have liver disease, or any other health problems or drug allergies you may have.
Numbness may last for several hours after using this medicine. There is an increased risk of injury to your tongue, lips, and the inside of your cheeks until this medicine wears off. To avoid injury, do not chew solid foods until normal feeling has returned to the area. Do not test the feeling in your mouth by biting or poking at your tissues.
If your child is to receive this medicine, make sure your doctor knows if your child is under the age of 12 years old.