Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not crush, split, or chew the tablet before swallowing. It is better to take this medication on an empty stomach and only when you are ready for bed. Do not take your medication more often than directed. If you have been taking this medication for several weeks and suddenly stop taking it, you may get unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Your care team may want to gradually reduce the dose. Do not stop taking this medication on your own. Always follow your care team's advice. A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time. Talk to your care team regarding the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible: