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:


  1. Changes in behavior
  2. discouragement
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. irritability
  5. lack of appetite
  6. loss of interest or pleasure
  7. mood or mental changes
  8. thoughts of killing oneself
  9. tiredness
  10. trouble with concentrating
  11. trouble with sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Attack, assault, or force
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  5. chest pain
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. diarrhea
  8. enlarged gums
  9. false or unusual sense of well-being
  10. fever and chills
  11. fever with or without chills
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  14. hair loss
  15. headaches
  16. high fever
  17. hives
  18. itching
  19. joint or muscle pain
  20. lower back or side pain
  21. nervousness
  22. not able to concentrate
  23. painful or difficult urination
  24. pale skin
  25. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  26. red, irritated eyes
  27. restlessness
  28. shakiness and unsteady walk
  29. shortness of breath
  30. skin rash
  31. sore throat
  32. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  33. swelling around the eyes
  34. swelling of the tongue
  35. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  36. trouble sitting still
  37. trouble with breathing
  38. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  39. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  40. unusual bleeding or bruising
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. vaginal bleeding
  43. vision changes
  44. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. pale or blue lips, fingernails, 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:


  1. Increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  2. increased interest in sexual intercourse

Incidence not known

  1. Cramps
  2. dizziness
  3. drowsiness
  4. heartburn
  5. hiccups
  6. increased hair growth, especially on the face
  7. loss of appetite
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. nearsightedness
  10. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  11. redness of the skin
  12. sleeplessness
  13. unable to sleep
  14. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  15. weight loss

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.