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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Injury or irritation to mouth, teeth, or dental work—with chewing gum only

Less common

  1. High blood pressure


  1. Fast or irregular heartbeat
  2. hives, itching, rash, redness, or swelling of skin

Symptoms of overdose (may occur in the following order)

  1. Nausea and/or vomiting
  2. increased watering of mouth (severe)
  3. abdominal or stomach pain (severe)
  4. diarrhea (severe)
  5. pale skin
  6. cold sweat
  7. headache (severe)
  8. dizziness (severe)
  9. disturbed hearing and vision
  10. tremor
  11. confusion
  12. weakness (severe)
  13. extreme exhaustion
  14. fainting
  15. low blood pressure
  16. difficulty in breathing (severe)
  17. fast, weak, or irregular heartbeat
  18. convulsions (seizures)

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:

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.