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. Decrease in the amount of urine or in the frequency of urination
  2. hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. difficulty with speaking
  3. fainting
  4. mood or mental changes
  5. problems with walking
  6. redness, swelling, itching, or bumps on the skin at place of application
  7. spitting blood

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. fast or pounding heartbeat or pulse
  3. rapid weight gain

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Cold, clammy skin
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. drowsiness that is so severe that you are not able to answer when spoken to or, if asleep, cannot be awakened
  4. pinpoint pupils of the eyes
  5. slow heartbeat
  6. very slow (fewer than 8 breaths a minute) or troubled breathing

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. Abdominal or stomach pain that was not present before treatment
  2. confusion
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. dizziness, drowsiness, or lightheadedness
  6. false sense of well-being
  7. feeling anxious
  8. headache
  9. indigestion
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea or vomiting
  12. sweating
  13. weakness

Less common

  1. Feeling anxious and restless at the same time
  2. feeling of crawling, tingling, or burning of the skin
  3. memory loss
  4. unusual dreams

Incidence not known

  1. Change or problem with discharge of semen
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. inability to have or keep an erection
  4. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  5. not able to have an orgasm
  6. weight loss

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

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.