Before Using This Medicine
Nabilone may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed
for. Nabilone should never be given to another person, especially someone who has a
history of drug abuse or habitual marijuana use. Keep the medication in a secure place
where others cannot get to it. Do not use nabilone if you have ever had an allergic
reaction to natural or man-made marijuana.
Before taking nabilone, tell your doctor if you have:
- high blood pressure
- heart disease
- a history of mental illness
- drug addiction
- using other medicines that affect your central nervous system, such as:
- sleep medicine
- anti-psychotic medications
Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not use it in larger
amounts or for longer than recommended by your doctor.
Avoid using other medicines that affect the central nervous system such as:
- diet pills
- cold medicine
- pain medication
- muscle relaxers
- medicine for:
- mental illness
- Parkinson's disease
These other drugs can add to the effects of nabilone. Nabilone causes effects
that will impair your thinking or reactions.
Do not drive or do anything that
requires you to be awake and alert until the effects of nabilone wear off.
There are many other medicines that can add to the side effects of nabilone.
Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications
you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed
by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.