Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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. Drowsiness
  2. relaxed and calm
  3. sleepiness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. aggressive, angry
  3. agitation
  4. anxiety
  5. attack, assault, or force
  6. black, tarry stools
  7. bleeding gums
  8. blood in urine or stools
  9. bluish lips or skin
  10. blurred vision
  11. change in consciousness
  12. chills
  13. coma
  14. confusion
  15. confusion about identity, place, and time
  16. convulsions
  17. cough or hoarseness
  18. dark urine
  19. decreased urine output
  20. difficulty in breathing and/or swallowing
  21. difficulty in speaking
  22. discouragement
  23. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  24. drooling
  25. dry mouth
  26. excitation
  27. false or unusual sense of well-being
  28. fast or irregular heartbeat
  29. fear or nervousness
  30. feeling sad or empty
  31. fever with or without chills
  32. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  33. headache
  34. hives
  35. hyperventilation
  36. increased thirst
  37. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  38. irritability
  39. itching
  40. loss of appetite
  41. loss of balance control
  42. loss of consciousness
  43. loss of interest or pleasure
  44. loss of memory
  45. lower back or side pain
  46. muscle pain or cramps
  47. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  48. nausea or vomiting
  49. not breathing
  50. painful or difficult urination
  51. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  52. pinpoint red spots on skin
  53. problems with memory
  54. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  55. rash
  56. reddening of the skin, especially around ears
  57. restlessness
  58. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  59. seizures
  60. shaking
  61. shortness of breath
  62. shuffling walk
  63. sleeplessness
  64. sore throat
  65. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  66. stiffness of limbs
  67. sweating
  68. swelling of eyes or inside of nose
  69. swelling of face, ankles, or hands
  70. swollen glands
  71. thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  72. tightness in chest
  73. trouble concentrating
  74. trouble sleeping
  75. twisting movements of body
  76. unable to sleep
  77. uncontrolled movements, especially of face, neck, and back
  78. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  79. unpleasant breath odor
  80. unusual bleeding or bruising
  81. unusual tiredness or weakness
  82. vomiting of blood
  83. wheezing
  84. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  2. increased sweating
  3. loss of strength or energy
  4. low blood pressure
  5. nightmares
  6. shakiness and unsteady walk
  7. slurred speech
  8. trouble in speaking
  9. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  10. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  11. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability
  12. unusual paleness unusual weak feeling

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. Being forgetful
  2. clumsiness
  3. constipation
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. disturbed color perception
  6. dizziness or lightheadedness
  7. double vision
  8. drowsiness
  9. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  10. hair loss, thinning of hair
  11. halos around lights
  12. hostility
  13. inability to have or keep an erection
  14. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  15. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  16. lack or loss of self-control
  17. lethargy
  18. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  19. low body temperature
  20. muscle aches
  21. muscle twitching
  22. muscle weakness
  23. night blindness
  24. overbright appearance of lights
  25. rapid weight gain
  26. sensation of spinning
  27. shakiness in legs, arms, hands, or feet
  28. shivering
  29. sleepiness
  30. stupor
  31. trembling or shaking of hands or feet
  32. tunnel vision
  33. weak or feeble pulse

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.