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. Fast heartbeat

Less common or rare

  1. Chest pain or tightness
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling “faint”
  4. lightheadedness
  5. troubled breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. extra heartbeats
  5. fainting
  6. fast, pounding, slow, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  7. hives, welts, itching, or rash
  8. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  9. noisy breathing
  10. redness of the skin
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Chest pain
  2. dizziness
  3. dry mouth
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. headache
  6. impaired consciousness
  7. irregular or fast heartbeat
  8. lightheadedness
  9. nausea
  10. nervousness
  11. seizures
  12. sleeplessness
  13. sweating
  14. tremor

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. Accidental injury (in children 4 to 11 years of age)
  2. anxiety
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. congestion
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. dryness or soreness of the throat
  8. fever
  9. general aches and pains
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness
  12. increased cough
  13. leg cramps
  14. loss of appetite
  15. migraines or other headaches
  16. muscle tightness
  17. nervousness
  18. runny or stuffy nose

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material
  3. blemishes on the skin
  4. blood in the urine
  5. bloody nose
  6. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  7. burning or stinging of the skin
  8. cough producing mucus
  9. cramps
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  12. discharge from the eye
  13. dry mouth or throat
  14. ear pain
  15. excessive tearing
  16. eye itch
  17. heavy menstrual bleeding
  18. muscle pain
  19. night sweats
  20. numbness or decreased sensitivity of the hand
  21. pain
  22. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  23. pimples
  24. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  25. sleeplessness
  26. tingling sensation in the arms or legs
  27. vaginal yeast infection
  28. 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.