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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. actions that are out of control
  3. agitation
  4. anxiety
  5. black, tarry stools
  6. bleeding and bruising
  7. bleeding gums
  8. blood in urine or stools
  9. blurred vision burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. chest pain or discomfort
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. cold sweats
  13. coma
  14. confusion about identity, place, and time
  15. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  16. convulsions
  17. cool, pale skin
  18. cough or hoarseness
  19. dark urine
  20. decrease in frequency of urination
  21. decreased urine output or volume
  22. depression
  23. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  24. difficulty in speaking
  25. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  26. double vision
  27. drooling
  28. dry mouth
  29. false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
  30. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  31. fear or nervousness
  32. feeling of warmth
  33. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  34. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  35. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  36. fever with or without chills
  37. flushed, dry skin
  38. fruit-like breath odor
  39. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  40. headache
  41. hearing loss
  42. hostility
  43. hyperventilation
  44. inability to move arms, legs, or facial muscles
  45. inability to speak
  46. increased hunger
  47. increased need to urinate
  48. increased thirst
  49. increased urination
  50. irritability
  51. itching
  52. lack of coordination
  53. lethargy
  54. loss of appetite
  55. loss of balance control
  56. lower back or side pain
  57. mood or mental changes
  58. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  59. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  60. muscle twitching
  61. nausea
  62. nightmares
  63. pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck
  64. painful or difficult urination
  65. passing urine more often
  66. perspiration
  67. pinpoint red or purple spots on skin
  68. pounding in the ears
  69. rapid weight gain
  70. rash
  71. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  72. restlessness
  73. seizures
  74. shakiness and unsteady walk
  75. shortness of breath
  76. shuffling walk
  77. sleeplessness
  78. slow speech
  79. slurred speech
  80. sore throat
  81. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  82. stiffness of limbs
  83. stupor
  84. sudden loss of consciousness
  85. sweating
  86. swelling of face, ankles, legs, or hands
  87. swollen glands
  88. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement
  89. trouble in holding or releasing urine
  90. trouble sleeping
  91. twisting movements of body
  92. unable to sleep
  93. uncontrolled movements, especially of face, neck, and back
  94. unpleasant breath odor
  95. unsteadiness, awkwardness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  96. unusual behavior
  97. unusual bleeding or bruising
  98. unusual tiredness or weakness
  99. vomiting of blood
  100. weakness in arms, hands, legs, or feet
  101. weight gain or loss
  102. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish color of fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. change in consciousness
  3. cold clammy skin
  4. confusion
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. difficult or troubled breathing
  7. difficulty sleeping
  8. disorientation
  9. drowsiness to profound coma
  10. fast, weak pulse
  11. hallucination increased or excessive unconscious or jerking movements
  12. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  13. lethargy
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. mood or other mental changes
  16. muscle stiffness or tightness
  17. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  18. severe sleepiness

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. Abdominal cramps
  2. bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of eye)
  3. black tongue
  4. bloating
  5. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  8. disturbance of accommodation
  9. enlargement of the breast
  10. hair loss, thinning of hair
  11. heartburn
  12. hives or welts
  13. inability to have or keep an erection
  14. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  15. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  16. increased sensitivity of eyes to light
  17. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  18. increased urge to urinate during the night
  19. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  20. pain or discomfort in chest, upper stomach, or throat
  21. peculiar taste
  22. redness or other discoloration of skin
  23. severe sunburn
  24. small red or purple spots on skin
  25. swelling of testicles
  26. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  27. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  28. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands on side of face or neck
  29. unexpected or excess milk flow from breasts
  30. waking to urinate at night

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.