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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Drowsiness
  2. relaxed and calm
  3. sleepiness

Rare

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the site
  2. bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. confusion
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  9. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  10. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  11. headache
  12. severe mood or mental changes
  13. shortness of breath
  14. slurred speech
  15. tightness of the chest
  16. unusual behavior
  17. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty breathing
  5. dry mouth
  6. hyperventilation
  7. irregular heartbeats
  8. irritability
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. loss of muscle coordination
  11. nervousness
  12. noisy breathing
  13. restlessness
  14. seizures
  15. shaking
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. wheezing

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:

More common

  1. Nausea

Less common

  1. Constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  3. extremely shallow or slow breathing
  4. sweating
  5. vomiting

Rare

  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. chills
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  4. decrease in frequency of urination
  5. decrease in urine volume
  6. depression
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. discharge, excessive tearing
  9. dreaming
  10. dry mouth
  11. false or unusual sense of well-being
  12. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  13. feeling of warmth
  14. hearing loss
  15. itching of the skin
  16. painful urination
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  19. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eyelid
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated
  4. bluish lips or skin
  5. change in vision
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  7. feeling of unreality
  8. full feeling
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. heartburn
  11. hives or welts
  12. impaired vision
  13. indigestion
  14. loss of appetite
  15. not breathing
  16. paleness of the skin
  17. passing gas
  18. redness of the skin
  19. sense of detachment from self or body
  20. skin rash
  21. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.