Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: breathing disorders (such as asthma), stomach/intestinal disorders (such as eosinophilic esophagitis), heart problems (such as chest pain, previous heart attack), previous allergic reaction, other immune system problems.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Exercising or taking a hot shower or bath may increase your risk for an allergic reaction to the medication. If you have just exercised or taken a hot shower or bath, you should wait until your body is cool and your heart is beating normally before using this medication. Do not exercise or take a hot shower or bath for at least 3 hours after taking this medication.
Certain conditions may also increase your risk for an allergic reaction to the medication. Medical conditions may include having an illness/infection, having worsening asthma, not getting enough sleep, fasting, or getting your period. Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, naproxen) or drinking alcohol may also increase your risk. Ask your doctor beforehand what to do if these conditions occur.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.