Side Effects

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Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. fever
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. joint pain
  8. loss of appetite
  9. muscle aches and pains
  10. nausea
  11. runny nose
  12. shivering
  13. sore throat
  14. sweating
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with swallowing
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives
  5. itching
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. shortness of breath
  9. skin rash
  10. tightness in the chest

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Coma
  2. confusion
  3. decreased urine output
  4. drowsiness
  5. dry mouth
  6. fainting
  7. increase in heart rate
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. irritability
  11. lightheadedness
  12. muscle cramps
  13. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  14. rapid breathing
  15. seizures
  16. sunken eyes
  17. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  18. trembling
  19. weak pulse
  20. weakness and heaviness of the legs
  21. wrinkled skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. muscle stiffness
  5. sensation of spinning

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.