You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to aspirin, meprobamate, or to medicines similar to meprobamate such as carbromal, mebutamate, or Soma®. You should not use this medicine if you have porphyria.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking any other medicines that could make you sleepy such as sleeping pills, tranquilizers, antidepressants, cold and allergy medicines, or narcotic pain killers.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking blood thinners such as Coumadin®, or medicines to treat diabetes such as Orinase® and Tolinase®.