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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. cold, clammy skin
  6. confusion
  7. cough
  8. difficult or troubled breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. fast or weak pulse
  12. headache
  13. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  14. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  15. loss of appetite
  16. low blood pressure
  17. noisy breathing
  18. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  19. severe constipation
  20. severe vomiting
  21. shortness of breath
  22. sleeplessness
  23. slow or irregular heartbeat
  24. sweating
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. trouble with sleeping
  27. unable to sleep
  28. unconscious
  29. unusual tiredness
  30. very slow breathing
  31. very slow heartbeat or pulse
  32. vomiting
  33. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  2. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  3. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  4. no muscle tone or movement
  5. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. change in taste
  5. chills
  6. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  7. decrease in the frequency of urination
  8. decrease in urine volume
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  11. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  12. double vision
  13. dry mouth
  14. false or unusual sense of well-being
  15. feeling of warmth
  16. hives or welts
  17. hyperventilation
  18. irritability
  19. loss of appetite
  20. muscle stiffness or tightness
  21. nausea
  22. painful urination
  23. redness, pain, or swelling at the injection site
  24. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  25. relaxed and calm
  26. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  27. seeing double
  28. shaking
  29. skin itching
  30. sleepiness
  31. uncontrolled eye movements
  32. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  33. 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.