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

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. decrease in the frequency of urination
  4. decrease in urine volume
  5. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. drowsiness
  8. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  9. painful urination
  10. pale skin
  11. shortness of breath
  12. sweating
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
  2. bloating
  3. constipation
  4. convulsions
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. dry mouth
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  10. loss of appetite
  11. mood changes
  12. muscle pain or cramps
  13. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  14. restlessness
  15. shakiness
  16. sleepiness
  17. slow to respond
  18. slurred speech
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. unconsciousness
  21. vomiting
  22. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. disorientation
  3. hallucinations
  4. lethargy
  5. low blood pressure or pulse
  6. severe drowsiness
  7. slowing of the heartbeat
  8. unresponsiveness
  9. very slow breathing

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. Bloated or full feeling
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. fever
  4. headache
  5. nausea
  6. passing gas
  7. skin itching
  8. sleeplessness
  9. trouble sleeping
  10. troubled breathing with exertion
  11. unable to sleep
  12. unusual bleeding or bruising

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. fear or nervousness
  5. feeling unusually cold
  6. lower abdominal or stomach pain or pressure
  7. pounding in the ears
  8. pressure in the stomach
  9. shivering
  10. slow or irregular heartbeat
  11. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

Incidence not known

  1. Not alert
  2. trouble with coordination

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.