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What are the precautions when taking this medicine?
• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.
• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.
• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.
• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.
• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.
• Do not take St John's wort with this medicine. It may make this medicine less effective.
• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
• Avoid multivitamins, natural products, and dietary supplements that contain additional vitamin C.
• Avoid green tea and green tea extracts.
• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
What are some possible side effects of this medicine?
• Low white blood cell count or low platelet count.
• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.
• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.
• 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.
• Low blood pressure.
• Viral infection.
• Feeling tired or weak.
• Muscle pain.
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.
• Severe dizziness or passing out.
• Numbness or tingling of hands or feet.
• Difficulty breathing.
• Sudden change in vision.
• Severe nausea or vomiting.
• Severe diarrhea.
• Not able to eat.
• Persistent cough.
• Severe swelling.
• Feeling extremely tired or weak.
• Significant change in thinking clearly and logically.
• Unusual bruising or bleeding.
• Any rash.
• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.