What happens if I miss a dose (Halcion)?
Since triazolam is taken as needed, you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule. Take triazolam only when you have time for several hours of sleep.
What happens if I overdose (Halcion)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of triazolam can be fatal, especially if taken with alcohol.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, confusion, weak or shallow breathing, fainting, or coma.
What should I avoid while taking triazolam (Halcion)?
Do not drink alcohol while you are taking triazolam. It can increase some of the side effects, and could possibly cause a fatal overdose.
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with triazolam and lead to unwanted side effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
What other drugs will affect triazolam (Halcion)?
Cold or allergy medicine, other sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by triazolam.
Tell your doctor about all medications you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with triazolam, especially:
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with triazolam, including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about triazolam.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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