Amoxapine Oral Tablet 50 mg
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
To relieve dry mouth while taking this medicine, try chewing gum or sucking on hard candy or ice chips. Drink extra water or use a saliva substitute.
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Keep the medicine away from heat and light.
To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.
This medicine may cause you to become more sensitive to the sun. Use sunscreen or wear protective clothing when you are exposed to the sun.
It may take several weeks for this medicine to fully work.
It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.
If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.
Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.
If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.
If you need to stop this medicine, your doctor may wish to gradually reduce the dosage before stopping.
This medicine may interfere with some lab test results. Be sure to tell all your healthcare providers that you are taking this medicine.
It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than three times during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.
This medicine is associated with a rare but very serious medical condition. Please speak with your doctor about symptoms you should look out for while on this medicine. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop those symptoms.
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.
This medicine is associated with a rare, but serious problem of the liver. Speak to your doctor about the early signs of liver problems and the benefits and risks of using this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
This medicine may cause dizziness or fainting, especially after exercising or in hot weather. Be very careful when standing or sitting up quickly.
If possible, avoid using with marijuana or other medicines that can cause dizziness or drowsiness. These include allergy/cold products, muscle relaxers, sleep aids, and pain relievers.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.
This medicine may cause blurry vision or increased sensitivity to light. Avoid driving at night.
Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.
If you drink more than a few alcoholic beverages each day, ask your doctor whether you should be on this medicine.
Family should check on the patient often. Call the doctor if patient becomes more depressed, has thoughts of suicide, or shows changes in behavior.
Family should check on the patient often. Call the doctor if patient becomes more depressed or shows changes in behavior.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.
Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.
Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any unusual bleeding or bruising.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
This medicine is associated with increased risk of death in certain patients. Please speak with your doctor about the benefits and risks of using this medicine.
Always refill this medicine before it runs out.
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.
- change in appetite
- blurry vision
- drowsiness or sedation
- dry mouth
- difficulty or discomfort urinating
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe or persistent abdominal pain
- agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
- change in behavior
- increased risk of bruising and bleeding
- breast milk
- chest pain
- severe or persistent constipation
- depression or feeling sad
- ear problems (ringing in the ears, hearing loss)
- pain in the eye
- pain, redness, swelling or blistering on hands, feet or elbows
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- fast or irregular heart beats
- slow heartbeat
- jaw pain
- symptoms of liver damage (such as yellowing of skin or eyes, dark urine, unusual tiredness or weakness; severe stomach or back pain)
- uncontrollable movement of face, tongue, arms or legs
- tight or rigid muscles
- feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
- problems with sexual functions or desire
- red, peeling or blistering skin
- sore throat
- talking quickly
- slurred speech
- reduced sperm count in semen
- stomach upset or abdominal pain
- suicidal thoughts
- blurring or changes of vision
- severe or persistent vomiting
- weakness on one side of the body
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.
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