Fycompa may react with a number of other medicines (see Fycompa Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Thoughts of suicide or of harming yourself
- Depression, bipolar disorder, or any other mental health condition or mood problem
- A history of aggressive or hostile behavior
- Ever abused or been addicted to alcohol, prescription drugs, or street drugs
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Drink alcohol
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Fycompa and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Fycompa and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Fycompa Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
At this time, it is not entirely clear what to expect from an overdose with Fycompa. An overdose could cause agitation and aggression, as well as other symptoms. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much of this or any other medication.
(Click Fycompa Overdose for more information.)