Side Effects of BontrilAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Bontril. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
- Insomnia (see Bontril and Insomnia)
- High blood pressure (hypertension).
(Click Bontril Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsBontril can interact with a number of other medications (see Bontril Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Bontril?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid)
- Glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Heart problems of any kind, including:
- A recent history of heart attack
- Had a stroke
- A history of drug or alcohol abuse
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Bontril and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Bontril and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bontril Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)