What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Didrex?Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, including:
- A recent history of heart attack
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
- Glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- 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 Didrex and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Didrex 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 Didrex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
- Hyperactivity (trouble sitting still)
- Fast breathing
- High blood pressure or low blood pressure
- Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Muscle pains
- Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there)
- Loss of life.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Didrex Overdose for more information.)