Understanding the Risks With Cognex
Cognex can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Cognex Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Cognex if you have:
- Heart problems
- Stomach or intestinal ulcers (or a history of such problems)
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, hepatitis, or cirrhosis
- Bladder problems
- Epilepsy or seizures
- An upcoming surgery
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Cognex and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Cognex and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Cognex Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take too much Cognex may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Increased salivation
- Slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Muscle weakness, including life-threatening weakness of the muscles used for breathing
- Loss of life.
If you happen to take an overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Cognex Overdose for more information.)