Aceon is generally used once or possibly twice daily.
Dosage is adjusted for each person according to medical condition being treated and medical history.
Follow all directions exactly and take the medication as directed.
Aceon is best taken on an empty stomach at the same time each day.
Do not stop taking Aceon without consulting your doctor.
Some conditions may become worse when Aceon is abruptly stopped.
Your dose may need to be gradually adjusted.
Headache, dry cough, nausea, unusual weakness, back pain or diarrhea.
If these persist or worsen, notify your doctor.
Very unlikely but report immediately: unusual muscle weakness or cramps, chest pain, one-sided arm or leg weakness, vision changes, tingling of the hands or feet, fever, persistent sore throat, dizziness, fainting, unusual change in amount of urine.
Aceon may rarely cause serious (possibly fatal) liver problems.
If you notice any of the following highly unlikely but very serious side effects, seek immediate medical attention: yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach/abdominal pain, persistent fatigue, persistent nausea.
In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Aceon, seek immediate medical attention.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Before using Aceon, tell your doctor your medical history, including: allergies (especially drug allergies), kidney problems, liver problems, heart or blood vessel diseases, history of angioedema, diabetes.
Consult your doctor before using salt substitutes or low salt products.
To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
Limit your intake of alcohol and use caution when exercising or during hot weather as these can aggravate dizziness and lightheadedness.
Aceon should be used only when clearly needed during the first three months of pregnancy.
It is not recommended for use during the last six months of pregnancy.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known if Aceon passes into breast milk.
Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Extreme caution is advised if Aceon is used in children.
Caution is advised if Aceon is used in the elderly.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember.
If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double-up the dose to catch up.
Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you use, especially of: anesthetics for surgery, narcotic pain relievers, lithium, potassium supplements, potassium-sparing water pills and other water pills (diuretics), high blood pressure medication, NSAIDs (aspirin-like drugs).
Avoid stimulant drugs that may increase your heart rate such as decongestants or caffeine.
Decongestants are commonly found in over-the-counter cough-and-cold medicines.
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.