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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color
  2. blurred vision
  3. changes in skin color
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. cold, clammy skin
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. difficult or troubled breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. face is warm or hot to the touch
  12. fainting
  13. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
  14. fast or weak pulse
  15. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  16. pain
  17. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  18. redness to the face
  19. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  20. shortness of breath
  21. slow or irregular heartbeat
  22. sweating
  23. swelling of the foot or leg
  24. tenderness
  25. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  26. unconsciousness
  27. uncoordinated movement of the muscles
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  30. very low blood pressure or pulse
  31. very slow breathing
  32. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. change in consciousness
  3. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  4. loss of consciousness
  5. severe sleepiness
  6. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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. Drowsiness
  2. nausea
  3. relaxed or calm feeling
  4. sleepiness
  5. sweating
  6. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred or loss of vision
  3. confusion about identity, place, and time
  4. constipation
  5. disturbed color perception
  6. double vision
  7. dry mouth
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. halos around lights
  10. hardening or thickening of the skin
  11. headache
  12. hives or welts
  13. hyperventilation
  14. irritability
  15. itching skin
  16. nervousness
  17. night blindness
  18. overbright appearance of lights
  19. red streaks on the skin
  20. redness of the skin
  21. restlessness
  22. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  23. shaking or tremors
  24. skin rash
  25. swelling, tenderness, or pain at the injection site
  26. trouble sleeping
  27. tunnel vision
  28. weakness

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.