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

  1. Uncontrolled vocal outbursts or tics (uncontrolled repeated body movements)

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest discomfort or pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. discouragement
  9. dizziness
  10. faintness
  11. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  12. feeling sad or empty
  13. hives or welts
  14. irritability
  15. itching
  16. joint or muscle pain
  17. lack of appetite
  18. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  19. loss of interest or pleasure
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  22. red, irritated eyes
  23. redness of the skin
  24. skin rash
  25. sore throat
  26. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  27. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  28. tightness in the chest
  29. trouble concentrating
  30. trouble sleeping
  31. twitching, twisting, or uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. confusion
  5. dark-colored urine
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fast breathing
  8. loss of consciousness
  9. muscle cramps or spasms
  10. muscle pain or stiffness
  11. nervousness
  12. overactive reflexes
  13. panic states
  14. physical attempt to injure yourself
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. restlessness
  17. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  18. seizures
  19. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  20. sweating
  21. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  22. violent actions

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. Decreased appetite
  2. headache
  3. nausea
  4. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  5. vomiting
  6. weight decreased

Less common

  1. Crying
  2. depersonalization
  3. dry mouth
  4. dysphoria
  5. euphoria
  6. fever
  7. paranoia
  8. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  9. rapidly changing moods
  10. rash
  11. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.