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:

Less common or rare

  1. Agitation
  2. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  3. blurred vision
  4. changes in behavior
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. convulsions
  7. decreased urination
  8. dry mouth
  9. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. mood or mental changes
  12. rapid breathing
  13. severe stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  14. severe vomiting
  15. slow or irregular heartbeat
  16. stiff neck
  17. sunken eyes
  18. thoughts of killing oneself
  19. trouble breathing
  20. unusual tiredness
  21. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing
  22. wrinkled skin

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  3. cold, clammy skin
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. decrease in the frequency of urination
  7. decrease in urine volume
  8. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  9. dizziness
  10. fast, weak pulse
  11. headache
  12. heart stops
  13. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  14. loss of appetite
  15. no pulse or blood pressure
  16. noisy breathing
  17. not breathing
  18. painful urination
  19. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  20. sweating
  21. tightness in the chest
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unconscious

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Decreased awareness or responsiveness
  2. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  3. no muscle tone or movement
  4. 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:

More common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. muscle pain or stiffness
  4. nausea
  5. pain in the joints

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. diarrhea
  6. discouragement
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. irritability
  11. loss of interest or pleasure
  12. muscle spasms
  13. pain in the arms or legs
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  15. tingling of the hands or feet
  16. trouble concentrating
  17. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common or rare

  1. Being forgetful
  2. bleeding after defecation
  3. change in taste
  4. changes in the patterns and rhythms of speech
  5. clumsiness
  6. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  7. crying
  8. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  9. delusions of persecution, mistrust, suspiciousness, or combativeness
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. difficulty with walking
  12. double vision
  13. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  14. extra heartbeats
  15. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  16. full feeling
  17. hearing loss
  18. inability to have or keep an erection
  19. increased appetite
  20. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  21. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  22. loss of balance
  23. loss of taste
  24. low body temperature
  25. muscle aches
  26. muscle twitching or jerking
  27. overactive reflexes
  28. passing gas
  29. rhythmic movement of muscles
  30. runny nose
  31. seeing double
  32. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  33. sensation of spinning
  34. shivering
  35. slurred speech
  36. sneezing
  37. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  38. trouble with speaking
  39. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  40. weak or feeble pulse

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chills
  4. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  5. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. dry mouth
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. fear or nervousness
  10. feeling of warmth
  11. hives or welts
  12. muscle stiffness or tightness
  13. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
  14. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  15. redness of the skin
  16. relaxed and calm
  17. shaking
  18. skin itching
  19. uncontrolled eye movements
  20. upper abdominal or stomach pain

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.