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USES: This medication is used to relieve symptoms of certain stomach/intestinal disorders such as "nervous stomach"; symptoms of menopause including hot flashes (flushes), sweats, restlessness and insomnia; certain types of throbbing headaches; and certain heart/blood vessel disorders such as heart palpitations or rapid heart rate.
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This medication is used to relieve symptoms of certain stomach/intestinal disorders such as "nervous stomach"; symptoms of menopause including hot flashes (flushes), sweats, restlessness and insomnia; certain types of throbbing headaches; and certain heart/blood vessel disorders such as heart palpitations or rapid heart rate.
- Do not share this medication with others.
- Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
- Take this medication by mouth, usually one in the morning and one in the evening.
- Or take as directed by your doctor.
- Dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, nausea, constipation, heartburn, nervousness, headache, flushing, dry mouth, change in taste perception, increased sensitivity to light or a bloated feeling may occur.
- If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.
- Notify your doctor if you develop chest pain, a rapid pulse, difficulty urinating, confusion, tremor, restlessness, skin rash or fever.
- In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of heart or liver problems, glaucoma, urinary problems, Parkinson's disease, muscle problems (myasthenia gravis), ulcers and of any allergies you may have.
- Because this drug may make you dizzy or drowsy, use caution performing tasks requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
- Limit or avoid alcohol consumption.
- This combination product must not be used during pregnancy.
- If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
- This medication is excreted into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not double the dose to catch up.
- Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of digoxin, cyclosporine, saquinavir, ritonavir, sleep medicines, "triptan" drugs (e.g., sumatriptan), beta-blockers (e.g., propranolol), or any medication that may make you drowsy such as tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline), narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), tranquilizers and antihistamines in cough and cold medicines.
- This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
- Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.