Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Your dose may need to be changed several times in order to find out what works best for you. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
Take this medicine with food.
The oral liquid medicine comes with patient instructions. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Measure the oral liquid medicine with the oral syringe provided in the box. You may swallow directly from the syringe or you may mix the medicine with a small glass of water, soda, or cold fruit juice before taking it.
Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it unless directed by your doctor.
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.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease or heart rhythm problems, history of stomach ulcers, asthma or other breathing problems, or if you smoke.
Some people who have used this medicine developed problems such as nausea, severe vomiting, loss of appetite, and weight loss. This medicine also induced or worsened symptoms, such as seizures or tremors, in some patients who have used this medicine. Talk with your doctor before using this medicine if you have any concerns.
Do not stop using this medicine suddenly without asking your doctor. If you have not taken your medicine for several days in a row, do not start taking it again without talking to your doctor first. You may need to start the medicine again using a lower dose.
This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine several days before having surgery.