Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Take this medicine 30 to 60 minutes before meals unless your doctor tells you differently.
Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
Swallow thetablet whole. Do not chew, crush, or break.
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.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Avoid drinking alcohol.
Wait 2 to 3 hours after your dose of this medicine before taking antacids (such as Maalox® or Mylanta®) or medicine to stop diarrhea.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking blood thinners (Coumadin®), ketoconazole (Nizoral®), MAO inhibitors (such as Nardil® or Parnate®) or any medicines that could make you sleepy such as sleeping pills, cold or allergy medicine, antidepressants, tranquilizers, or strong pain killers.