What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
Your vision and blood may be tested before and during use of this medicine.
Tell your doctor or health care professional right away if you have any change in your eyesight.
You may get dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To avoid dizzy or fainting spells, do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older person. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- changes in vision
- chest pain or chest tightness
- dark urine
- general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
- light-colored stools
- loss of appetite
- right upper belly pain
- unusually weak or tired
- worsening breathing problems
- yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What may interact with this drug?
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
- artemether; lumefantrine
- cobicistat; elvitegravir; emtricitabine; tenofovir
- cobicistat; elvitegravir; emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide
- dasabuvir; ombitasvir; paritaprevir; ritonavir
- emtricitabine; rilpivirine; tenofovir
- ombitasvir; paritaprevir; ritonavir
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
- certain antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin, telithromycin
- certain medicines for depression, anxiety, or sleep
- certain medicines for diabetes, like glipizide or repaglinide
- certain medicines for immunosuppression like cyclosporine, everolimus, sirolimus, or tacrolimus
- certain medicines for seizures like carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin
- certain medicines for stomach problems like cimetidine, famotidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole
- certain medicines for fungal infections like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole
- female hormones, like estrogens or progestins and birth control pills, patches, rings, or injections
- grapefruit juice
- St. John's Wort
- steroid medicines like prednisone or methylprednisolone