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Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: anticholinergic drugs (e.g., atropine, scopolamine), certain anti-Parkinson's drugs (e.g., benztropine, trihexyphenidyl), other antispasmodic drugs (e.g., dicyclomine, propantheline), belladonna alkaloids, potassium tablets/capsules, pramlintide, oral bisphosphonates (e.g., alendronate, etidronate).
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you also take drugs that cause drowsiness such as: certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine), anti-anxiety drugs (e.g., diazepam), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), medicine for sleep (e.g., sedatives), muscle relaxants, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, or tricyclics such as amitriptyline), tranquilizers.
Check the labels on all your medicines (e.g., cough-and-cold products) because they may contain drowsiness-causing ingredients. Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, remove the patch. This medicine may be harmful if accidentally swallowed. Contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include unusual excitement, agitation, fast/irregular heartbeat.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
MISSED DOSE: If you forget to change the patch on the day it is due, remove the old patch and apply a new one and continue to follow your original schedule for changing the patch. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) in the original sealed pouch away from heat or light. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed (See How to Use section).
Information last revised May 2010. Copyright(c) 2010 First Databank, Inc.
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