Ramelteon Oral Tablet
Swallow the medicine without crushing or chewing it.
Do not take this medicine with a high fat meal.
Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
If you have been on this medicine for more than a week, do not suddenly stop taking it without your doctor's approval. It could worsen your symptoms.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Sleep medicines may sometimes cause you to forget what happened while you were on the medicine. To prevent this, try to use this medicine only when you are able to get a full 8 hours of sleep at night.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
If possible, avoid using with marijuana or other medicines that can cause dizziness or drowsiness. These include allergy/cold products, muscle relaxers, sleep aids, and pain relievers.
Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not operate machinery or drive while on this medicine.
Do not drink beverages with alcohol while on this medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Some patients have serious side effects from this medicine. Ask your pharmacist to show you the information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and discuss it with you.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- dizziness or drowsiness
- lack of energy and tiredness
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- change in behavior
- breast pain or swelling
- swelling of the face, mouth, tongue or throat
- hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
- memory problems or loss
- menstruation changes (missed or fewer periods)
- problems with sexual functions or desire
- shortness of breath
- suicidal thoughts
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