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Some products that may interact with this drug include: potassium tablets/capsules, pramlintide.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness including alcohol, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants, and narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine).
Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergy or cough-and-cold products) because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.
This medication may interfere with a certain laboratory tests (such as gastric secretion test), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.
OVERDOSE: This medication patch may be harmful if chewed or swallowed. If overdose or swallowing is suspected, remove the patch if possible, and contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe drowsiness, mental/mood changes (confusion, hallucinations), fast/irregular heartbeat, seizures, hot/dry skin.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
MISSED DOSE: If you forget to replace a patch at the scheduled time, replace it as soon as you remember. Do not use more than one patch at a time.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications 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. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
Information last revised November 2014. Copyright(c) 2014 First Databank, Inc.
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