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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have:
If you have any of these conditions, you may not be able to use trimethobenzamide, or you may need a dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment.
It is not known whether trimethobenzamide will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take trimethobenzamide without telling your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether trimethobenzamide passes into breast milk. Do not take trimethobenzamide without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not give this medicine to a child, especially if the child has a fever or has recently had chicken pox.
How should I take trimethobenzamide (Tigan)?
Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not use the medication in larger amounts or for longer than recommended by your doctor.
Take this medication with a full glass of water.
Trimethobenzamide is normally used three or four times a day. You may also be using the medicine only as needed. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Store trimethobenzamide at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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