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. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fainting
  11. fast or irregular heartbeat
  12. headache
  13. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  14. nausea
  15. nervousness
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. redness of the skin
  19. slow heartbeat
  20. sweating
  21. trouble breathing
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chills
  5. diarrhea
  6. fear
  7. fever
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. pale skin
  10. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  11. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. stomach pain
  15. swollen glands
  16. troubled breathing with exertion
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising
  18. vomiting

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Decreased appetite
  2. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. pain, itching, redness, discoloration, or irritation where you applied the patch
  5. trouble sleeping

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.