This medicine is used for the following purposes:
- ulcers in stomach or intestines
This medicine should only be used by a person who has been trained to recognize when and how it should be used.
To relieve dry mouth, chew gum, suck on hard candy/ice chips, drink extra water, or use a saliva substitute.
Your doctor may prescribe other medications to reduce side effects. Follow instructions carefully.
To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Some patients with weak hearts may have worsening of symptoms. If you notice difficulty breathing, weight gain, or swelling of your legs or ankles, let your doctor know right away.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not operate machinery or drive while on this medicine.
Avoid becoming overheated during exercise or other activities. Try to stay cool in hot weather.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- blurry vision
- dizziness or drowsiness
- stuffy nose
- sensitivity to light
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe abdominal or pelvic pain
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- feeling of heat or flushing
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- fast or irregular heart beats
- eye pain or swelling
- difficulty or discomfort urinating
- blurring or changes of vision
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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