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 drink alcohol or take medicines that can make you drowsy such as sleeping pills, some cold or allergy medicines, tranquilizers, strong pain killers, muscle relaxants, or medicine to treat depression. Combining alcohol or medicines that cause drowsiness with molindone may make you too sedated or sleepy.
Check with your doctor before taking molindone if you have liver disease, seizures, an enlarged prostate, or glaucoma.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine may make you drowsy or dizzy. Avoid driving or using machinery until you know how the medicine affects you.
Some patients may have a rare side effect that includes muscle spasms, twitching in the face and body, or uncontrolled tongue or jaw movement. If you have questions about this or any other risks involved with taking this medicine, talk to your doctor.
The liquid form of molindone contains a sulfite. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to sulfites before you take the liquid medicine.