Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Your dose may need to be changed several times in order to find out what works best for you. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
If your child is using this medicine, you may open the capsule and mix it in your child's food.
You may have to take supplements while using this medicine. Talk to your doctor about this.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver problems, blood problems, epilepsy or seizures, or ulcer or bleeding of the stomach or intestine.
Your doctor will need to check your blood or urine at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.
Your doctor may also need to check your eyes, skin, and bones for any problems or unwanted effects that may be caused by this medicine. Tell your doctor about all unusual side effects you may have while you are using this medicine. These may include eye pain, changes in vision, a red purplish skin rash, or pain in your bones or joints.
This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.