You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to dextrose, dopamine, or corn products. You should not receive this medicine if you have pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland) or irregular heart rhythms.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you have used a MAO inhibitor (Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, Parnate®) in the last 21 days. Tell your doctor if you use, medicine for depression such as amitriptyline, imipramine, Norpramin®, or Vivactil®. Make sure your doctor know if you are using blood pressure medicine such as atenolol, metoprolol, Inderal®, or Toprol®.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are using diuretics or "water pills" (such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, spironolactone, Aldactazide®, Aldactone®, Dyazide®, Hyzaar®, Lasix®, Maxzide®, Moduretic®). Tell your doctor if you use haloperidol or phenothiazines such as Compazine®, Phenergan®, Serentil®, Thorazine®.