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:

More common

  1. Shakiness and unsteady walk
  2. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over affected area
  3. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blurred vision
  4. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cold, clammy, or pale skin
  8. confusion
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. decrease in frequency of urination
  12. decrease in urine volume
  13. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  15. fear or nervousness
  16. fever
  17. hallucinations
  18. headache
  19. irregular heartbeats
  20. itching
  21. loss of appetite
  22. loss of bladder control
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. muscle spasm
  25. nausea
  26. nightmares
  27. outbursts of anger
  28. painful or difficult urination
  29. pale skin
  30. rash
  31. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  32. shortness of breath
  33. sleeplessness
  34. slow heart rate
  35. slow or irregular heartbeat
  36. slurred speech
  37. sore throat
  38. sweating
  39. trembling or shaking of hands or feet
  40. trouble in speaking
  41. trouble sleeping
  42. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  43. unable to sleep
  44. unpleasant breath odor
  45. unusual bleeding or bruising
  46. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. vomiting of blood
  49. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  2. difficult or troubled breathing
  3. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  4. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
  5. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  6. tightness in the chest
  7. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. lack of coordination
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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. Constipation
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. difficulty in swallowing
  4. discouragement
  5. double vision
  6. dry mouth
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. hiccups
  10. hives or welts
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. increase in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  13. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  14. increased watering of the mouth
  15. itching
  16. lack of appetite
  17. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  18. loss of interest or pleasure
  19. redness of skin
  20. seeing double
  21. sensation of spinning
  22. trouble concentrating
  23. uncontrolled eye movements

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.