Azilect can potentially interact with a number of foods and medications (see Azilect Drug Interactions and Azilect Food Interactions for more information).
Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Azilect if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, hepatitis, or cirrhosis
- 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 Azilect and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Azilect and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Azilect Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take too much Azilect may experience symptoms such as:
- Dizziness or faintness
- Irritability, hyperactivity, or agitation
- Severe headache
- Rigid, arched back
- Rapid and irregular pulse
- High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Fever; sweating; and cool, clammy skin.
(Click Azilect Overdose for more information.)