Before you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should use this medication.
Alzheimer's disease: Alzheimer's disease and memory loss due to the aging process are not relieved by this medication. Nylidrin is not intended to be used by people with Alzheimer's disease, or memory lapses do to the aging process.
Heart conditions: People with certain heart conditions should be closely monitored with regular check-ups by their doctor while taking this medication. People with a heart condition should not take this medication unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
Heart disease: Nylidrin can cause rapid heartbeat and decreased blood pressure, which may make symptoms of congestive heart failure and other heart problems worse. If you have heart disease, discuss with your doctor how this medication may affect
your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of this medication, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
People with a heart condition should not take this medication unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
Pregnancy: The effects of this medication during pregnancy are not known. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately.