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.
You may take this medicine with or without food.
Carefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet. This could help control some side effects of this medicine.
Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
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.
Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. The medicine may also cause birth defects if the father is using it when his sexual partner becomes pregnant. Use an effective method of birth control for the entire time that you are using this medicine. If you are a man, keep using birth control for at least 3 months after your last dose of this medicine. If a pregnancy occurs while you are using this medicine, tell your doctor right away.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are breast feeding, or if you have kidney disease.
Your doctor will need to check your progress at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.
Most people who use this medicine have diarrhea (loose, watery stools). You may also throw up or have stomach pain or an upset stomach. You might have gas or constipation (hard, dry bowel movements, less often than usual). Talk to your doctor or health caregiver about how to prevent and treat these problems.