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What are the precautions when taking this medicine?
• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.
• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.
• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.
• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.
• Use birth control that you can trust during treatment and for some time after treatment ends.
What are some possible side effects of this medicine?
• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.
• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.
Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately
• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.
• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
• Signs or symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, abnormal thinking, anxiety, or lack of interest in life.
• Difficulty breathing.
• Persistent cough.
• Severe belly pain.
• Severe nausea or vomiting.
• Significant change in thinking clearly and logically.
• Not able to handle heat or cold.
• Shakiness, difficulty moving around, or stiffness.
• Significant weight loss.
• Significant weight gain.
• Hair thinning.
• Neck swelling.
• Not able to eat.
• Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes.
• Very nervous and excitable.
• Feeling extremely tired or weak.
• Numbness or tingling of hands or feet.
• Any rash.
• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.