Who should not take ?

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


  • suicidal thoughts
  • alcoholism
  • alcohol intoxication
  • drug abuse
  • depression
  • cor pulmonale
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma attack
  • decreased lung function
  • paralysis of the intestines
  • liver problems
  • biliary and gallbladder problem
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • decreased kidney function
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • high pressure within the skull
  • decreased blood volume
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • prolonged P-R interval observed on EKG
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