Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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.

Stop taking this medicine and get emergency help immediately if any of the following effects occur:


  1. Changes in the skin color of the face
  2. fast or irregular breathing
  3. large swellings that look like hives on the face, eyelids, mouth, lips, and/or tongue
  4. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or the area around the eyes
  5. shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, and/or wheezing
  6. skin rash, hives, or itching

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


  1. Fainting

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. drowsiness (severe)
  3. dry, hot, flushed skin
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  6. increase or decrease in body temperature
  7. troubled breathing
  8. unexplained muscle stiffness
  9. unusual nervousness or restlessness (severe)
  10. vomiting (occurring together with other symptoms of overdose)

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. confusion
  3. mental depression or other mood or mental changes
  4. problems in urinating
  5. ringing or buzzing in the ears
  6. skin rash, hives, or itching occurring without other symptoms of an allergic reaction listed above
  7. unusual thoughts or dreams
  8. yellow eyes or 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:

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.