- If you are taking any MAO inhibitor such as furazolidoneisocarboxazidrasagiline (Azilect), selegiline or tranylcypromine (Parnate) or have taken in the last two weeks, then you must avoid taking this pill because serious side effects can show up.
- You must tell your doctor about if you have any medical conditions such as glaucoma, liver or kidney disease, anxiety, underactive thyroid high blood pressure, seizures, bleeding disorders.
- People over the age of 65 and kids under the age of 16 should not take these drugs
- If you are taking any other drugs for other medical conditions, then you must inform your doctor about those issues
If you do not see any significant improvement after taking the drug for 4 weeks, then tell your doctor about it
The direction of usage:
- You should always follow your doctor’s advice and suggestions for dosages. Make sure that you never self administer the drug, you should never take more or less amount than what is advised by your doctor and do not prolong the schedule period
- It is usually and generally take once in a day, to be more precise, you should consult your doctors
- Your doctor might change your doses occasionally for certain purposes but you should never change the doses on your own
- You can take Meridia with your food or without food
- You must visit your doctors for a regular blood pressure check while taking this drug
- You should not consume alcohol while taking Meridia, you must be alert if you are driving or performing any taxing job
- Do not mix with other weight-loss drugs because Meridia might react with other medications
Side effects and precaution:
The drug is likely to cause side effects that include a pounding heart, bleeding issues, sweating, blurred vision, confusion, nausea, buzzing ears, anxiety, and other issues, the side effects can get serious; hence, you should always consult your doctor as soon as you experience these symptoms or any other unusual symptoms.