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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. body aches or pain
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. cloudy urine
  11. cold sweats
  12. coma
  13. confusion
  14. congestion
  15. cool, pale skin
  16. cough
  17. depression
  18. diarrhea
  19. dry mouth
  20. dryness or soreness of the throat
  21. eye pain
  22. fast heartbeat
  23. fever
  24. flushed, dry skin
  25. fruit-like breath odor
  26. general feeling of illness
  27. headache
  28. hoarseness
  29. increased hunger
  30. increased thirst
  31. increased urination
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. nausea
  34. nightmares
  35. painful or difficult urination
  36. pale skin
  37. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  38. pus in the urine
  39. runny nose
  40. seizures
  41. shakiness
  42. slurred speech
  43. sore throat
  44. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  45. sweating
  46. swollen glands
  47. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  48. trouble with swallowing
  49. troubled breathing with exertion
  50. unexplained weight loss
  51. unusual bleeding or bruising
  52. unusual tiredness or weakness
  53. voice changes
  54. vomiting

Rare

  1. Burning while urinating
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. change in color vision
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. convulsions
  6. decrease in frequency of urination
  7. decrease in urine volume
  8. decreased hearing or any change in hearing
  9. difficult or painful urination
  10. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  11. difficulty seeing at night
  12. difficulty with moving
  13. discouragement
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  15. false or unusual sense of well-being
  16. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  17. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  18. feeling of warmth or heat
  19. feeling sad or empty
  20. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  21. hearing loss
  22. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  23. increased need to urinate
  24. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  25. increased sweating
  26. irritability
  27. joint pain
  28. lack of appetite
  29. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  30. loss of bladder control
  31. loss of interest or pleasure
  32. muscle aching or cramping
  33. muscle pains or stiffness
  34. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  35. no blood pressure or pulse
  36. no breathing
  37. passing urine more often
  38. pounding in the ears
  39. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  40. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  41. sensation of spinning
  42. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  43. slow or fast heartbeat
  44. sores, welting, or blisters
  45. stopping of the heart
  46. sudden loss of consciousness
  47. swelling
  48. swollen joints
  49. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  50. trouble concentrating
  51. trouble performing routine tasks
  52. trouble sleeping
  53. unconsciousness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. actions that are out of control
  3. back, leg, or stomach pains
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blue lips and fingernails
  7. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  8. changes in behavior
  9. confusion about identity, place, and time
  10. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  11. coughing up blood
  12. cracks in the skin
  13. crying
  14. dark-colored urine
  15. darkening of the skin
  16. delusions of persecution, mistrust, suspiciousness, and/or combativeness
  17. depersonalization
  18. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  19. difficulty with breathing, chewing, speaking, or swallowing
  20. discharge or excessive tearing
  21. double vision
  22. drooling
  23. drooping eyelids
  24. dysphoria
  25. euphoria
  26. feeling of discomfort
  27. general body swelling
  28. heartburn
  29. high fever
  30. hyperventilation
  31. increased blood pressure
  32. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  33. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  34. increased sweating
  35. indigestion
  36. inflammation of the joints
  37. irregular heartbeats
  38. irregular or slow heart rate
  39. itching of the vagina or outside the genitals
  40. loss of ability to use or understand speech or language
  41. loss of appetite
  42. loss of balance control
  43. loss of heat from the body
  44. mental depression
  45. mood or mental changes
  46. muscle weakness
  47. noisy breathing
  48. nosebleeds
  49. numbness of the hands
  50. pain during sexual intercourse
  51. pain in the ankles or knees
  52. pain, inflammation, or swelling in the calves, shoulders, or hands
  53. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  54. paralysis
  55. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  56. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  57. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  58. rapidly changing moods
  59. red or black, tarry stools
  60. red or dark brown urine
  61. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  62. red, irritated eyes
  63. red, swollen skin
  64. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  65. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  66. restlessness
  67. scaly skin
  68. severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  69. severe sunburn
  70. severe tiredness
  71. shaking
  72. shuffling walk
  73. stiffness of the limbs
  74. stomach pain, continuing
  75. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  76. swollen lymph glands
  77. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement
  78. thick, white, curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor
  79. thoughts of killing oneself
  80. twisting movements of the body
  81. uncontrolled eye movements
  82. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back
  83. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  84. unpleasant breath odor
  85. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  86. unusual behavior, such as disorientation to time or place, failure to recognize people, hyperactivity, or restlessness, especially in children using 2% cyclopentolate
  87. unusual weight loss
  88. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  89. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  90. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  91. weight gain
  92. yellowing of the eyes or skin

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:

Less common

  1. Change in taste
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. full feeling
  4. loss of taste
  5. passing gas
  6. runny nose

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.