Who should not take ?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • pheochromocytoma
  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • myxedema
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • sickle cell anemia
  • toxic psychosis
  • addiction to a drug
  • alcohol intoxication
  • drug abuse
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • cor pulmonale
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • atrial flutter
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma attack
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • decreased lung function
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • severe liver disease
  • narrowing of the tube that empties urine from the bladder
  • enlarged prostate
  • seizures
  • high pressure within the skull
  • inherited dysfunction of autonomic nerve function
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • history of opioid overdose
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • a low seizure threshold
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • stenosing peptic ulcer
  • a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine
  • liver problems
  • blockage of the urinary bladder
  • coma
  • seizures
  • sleep apnea
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • chronic idiopathic constipation
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