Potential side effects
All medicines may cause side effects. However, many people do not experience them.
Most of the side effects listed here will improve with time. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist if they persist, become bothersome or worsen.
Increase your intake of fluids and include more fibre (vegetables and fruits) in your diet. Incorporate some exercise in your daily routine.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you require any laxatives.
Avoid daytime naps. Limit caffeine intake. Keep a regular sleeping schedule. Instead of looking at electronic screens before bedtime, choose other relaxing activities such as reading a book or listening to calm music.
Discuss with your doctor if you can take this medicine at a different time of the day.
Serious side effects
Seek medical help as soon as possible if you have any of the following signs or symptoms.
Report any worsening of symptoms including new or worsening thoughts of self harm and altered behavior, or change in mood to your doctor immediately.
Take note that the side effects listed here are not exhaustive. Do seek medical attention if you have other symptoms that you think may be related to this medicine.
What do I need to tell my doctor before I take this medicine? Inform your doctor if:
Avoid alcohol. If you are taking or intend to take other medicines including herbal preparations, traditional Chinese medicines or over the counter medicines confirm with your doctor/pharmacist that it is safe to do so before proceeding.
What are the things I need to know or look out for while on this medicine?
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