Take this medication by mouth as directed, usually once daily. Follow all directions on the product package. If your doctor has prescribed this product, take it as directed. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are taking chewable tablets, chew the tablet well and swallow.
If you are taking extended-release tablets, swallow them whole. Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split extended-release tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
If you are using the rapidly-dissolving tablet, allow the tablet to dissolve under the tongue and then swallow, with or without water.
If you are using the liquid form of this medication, carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Some liquid products need to be shaken before each dose.
If you are using the powder form of this medication, prepare the medication as directed by the product package.
Take this vitamin regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
If your condition lasts or gets worse, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.