Q: Can I discontinue the use of this medicine on my own?
A: You should not discontinue its use without consulting the doctor. If you stop taking it suddenly, then it could bring about adverse symptoms such as chest pain, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack. However, if needed, the doctor can decrease the dose gradually.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using this medicine?
Discuss with your doctor the risks and benefits associated with this medicine if you suffer from liver, kidney, or heart related disorders, diabetes, and thyroid. Inform your doctor about any health supplements or vitamins, herbal medicines, or oral contraceptives that you may be taking. Females should inform about their pregnancy status, use of oral birth control pills, and history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure if any....