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. Difficult urination
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chest tightness or heaviness
  7. cloudy urine
  8. confusion
  9. decrease in the frequency of urination
  10. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  11. difficulty with speaking
  12. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. drooling
  14. dry mouth
  15. fainting
  16. headache
  17. irritability
  18. loss of balance control
  19. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  20. nausea
  21. painful urination
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. rapid or irregular heartbeat
  24. restlessness
  25. shaking
  26. shortness of breath
  27. shuffling walk
  28. slow heartbeat
  29. stiffness of the limbs
  30. sweating
  31. trouble sleeping
  32. twisting movements of the body
  33. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back
  34. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. increased sweating
  3. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  4. vomiting

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. decreased appetite
  4. dry eyes
  5. dry skin
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. headache, severe and throbbing
  8. hives or welts, itching, or rash
  9. passing gas
  10. red eye
  11. red face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  12. sudden sweating
  13. thirst
  14. yawning

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.