Drug InteractionsOleptro can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Oleptro Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Oleptro?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Bipolar disorder or a family history of bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression)
- Heart disease
- Had a recent heart attack
- A history of suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Low blood pressure (hypertension)
- Low electrolytes, especially low potassium or low magnesium
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Oleptro and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Oleptro and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Oleptro Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?An overdose with Oleptro can lead to life-threatening complications. If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Oleptro Overdose for more information.)