Call the pharmacist to make sure none of your other meds are interacting with this one, if you go to the same pharmacist, they would have know what other meds you are on and if there are any interactions, but keep in mind they get very busy, not only with checking the meds that are filled but also checking refill orders, faxes, dr. calls, etc. BUT also be aware that if you can't get ahold of your pharmacist, keep in mind that sudden discontinuation of the drug can exacerbate angina, etc. Make sure you change positions slowly.
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