Iloperidone Oral Tablet
This medicine is used for the following purposes:
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.
Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.
Tell your doctor if you have severe or persistent sweating, diarrhea or vomiting. These can increase your risk of a serious side effect.
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.
If you miss 3 or more days in a row, contact your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.
If you stopped taking this medicine, do not start taking it again until you speak with your doctor.
This medicine may affect your blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor before changing the dose of your diabetes medicine.
This medicine may cause higher blood sugar levels or diabetes. Please follow your doctor's instructions and check your blood sugar level regularly while on this medicine.
Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.
Do not take the medicine more than twice during 24 hours.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
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.
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.
Do not drink beverages with alcohol while on this medicine.
Avoid becoming overheated during exercise or other activities. Try to stay cool in hot weather.
Call the doctor if there are any signs of confusion or unusual changes in behavior.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
If you have a painful erection or an erection for more than 4 hours, seek medical care right away.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
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.
- dizziness or drowsiness
- dry mouth
- lack of energy and tiredness
- high blood sugar
- low blood pressure
- weight gain
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- breast milk
- breast pain or swelling
- breathing interruption during sleep
- high fever
- fast or irregular heart beats
- signs of kidney damage (such as change in urine color or bubbly urine)
- uncontrollable movement of face, tongue, arms or legs
- muscle cramps
- muscle pain
- tight or rigid muscles
- problems with sexual functions or desire
- sore throat
- difficulty swallowing
- excessive thirst
- yeast infection of mouth
- unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
- increased urinary frequency
- waking up at night to urinate
- dark urine
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.
Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.https://api.meducation.com/V2.0/fdbpem/1280
IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English. Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.
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