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. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. sweating
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. noisy breathing
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. skin rash, hives, or itching
  10. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. fainting
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. irregular or slow heart rate
  5. low blood pressure or pulse
  6. severe confusion or loss of consciousness

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. Anxiety
  2. drowsiness
  3. restlessness
  4. trouble sitting still

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with speaking
  2. drooling
  3. loss of balance control
  4. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  5. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  6. shuffling walk
  7. stiffness of the limbs
  8. twisting movements of the body
  9. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back

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.