- Give this medication only as directed, and do not stop unless directed to stop by your child's doctor.
- This medication can be taken with or without food.
- Limit salt substitutes and other foods high in potassium. Do not use a salt substitute without the doctor's advice.
- Limit or avoid natural licorice, which can cause the body to retain sodium and water.
- Do not use after the expiration date on the bottle / package.
- Keep this medication out of the reach of children.
- If too much medication is taken by accident, call the Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at 513-636-5111 or 1-800-222-1222, or call your child's doctor immediately.
- If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.
If Your Child Misses a Dose
- Give a missed dose as soon as possible.
- If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your child's regular schedule.
- Do not give a double dose or extra doses.
- Do not change dose or stop medicine. Talk with your healthcare provider.
For more medication information related to your child's dosing schedule and / or missed doses, contact the healthcare provider who prescribed the medication.
Possible Side Effects of Medication
- Trouble breathing or chest tightness
- Lightheadedness or fainting
- Excessive sweating, diarrhea or vomiting
- Swelling of the lips, tongue or face
- Swelling of the legs or belly
- Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes
- Significant weight gain
Call Your Child's Doctor If:
Call if your child is having any side effects, especially:
- Trouble breathing or swallowing
- Swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, face, hands, feet or ankles
- Vomiting, diarrhea, or other condition causing dehydration, since this may lower blood pressure
- Excessive sweating
- Persistent cough
- Yellowing of the skin or eyes
- Fever, or other signs of infection