Halcion Generic Name: TRIAZOLAM (trye-AY-zoe-lam)
Halcion Drug Manufacturer: UPJOHN
Halcion Common Uses: This medicine is a benzodiazepine used to treat sleep
disorders. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by
How to use this Halcion Medicine: Follow the directions for using this
medicine provided by your doctor. AVOID DRINKING GRAPEFRUIT JUICE while
taking this medicine. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from
heat and light.
Halcion Cautions: DO NOT EXCEED THE RECOMMENDED DOSE or take this medicine
for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. Exceeding the
recommended dose or taking this medicine for longer than prescribed may be
habit-forming. THIS MEDICINE MAY CAUSE drowsiness or dizziness. Do not
drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until
you know how you react to this medicine. THIS MEDICINE WILL ADD TO THE
EFFECTS of other medicines and alcohol. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you
have questions about which medicines can cause drowsiness or dizziness.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or
over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. FOR WOMEN: DO NOT
USE THIS MEDICINE if you are pregnant. IF YOU SUSPECT THAT YOU COULD BE
PREGNANT, contact your doctor immediately. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS
EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.
Halcion Possible Side Effects: SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during
treatment, include excessive daytime drowsiness, unusual weakness,
dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, clumsiness, or unsteadiness. If they
continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other
effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.