Diclegis Warnings and Precautions
You should not take Diclegis if you are:
- Allergic to Diclegis, doxylamine, pyridoxine, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Allergic to certain other antihistamine medications known as ethanolamine derivative antihistamines, including carbinoxamine (Arbinoxa®, Palgic®), clemastine (Tavist® Allergy, Dayhist® Allergy), or diphenhydramine (Benadryl®, Sominex®, and many others).
- Taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) medication (see Diclegis Drug Interactions).
There are a number of situations in which Diclegis should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before using it. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the warnings and precautions with Diclegis that may apply to you.