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:

More common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in vision
  4. change in walking and balance
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. difficulty with speaking
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. drooling
  9. impaired vision
  10. inability to sit still
  11. loss of balance control
  12. mask-like face
  13. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  14. need to keep moving
  15. rapid weight gain
  16. restlessness
  17. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  18. shuffling walk
  19. slowed movements
  20. slurred speech
  21. stiffness of the arms and legs
  22. tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck
  23. tingling of the hands or feet
  24. trembling or shaking of the fingers, hands, or feet
  25. twisting movements of the body
  26. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back
  27. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. bruising
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. chest pain
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness
  9. excessive muscle tone
  10. frequent urge to urinate
  11. headache
  12. inability to move the eyes
  13. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  14. itching of the vagina or genital area
  15. lack of coordination
  16. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  17. loss of bladder control
  18. loss of memory
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. muscle tension or tightness
  21. nervousness
  22. pain, redness, and swelling at the site of the injection
  23. pounding in the ears
  24. problems with memory
  25. rhythmic movement of the muscles
  26. shortness of breath
  27. slow, fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  28. speaking is less clear than usual
  29. sticking out the tongue
  30. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. trouble with breathing, speaking, or swallowing
  33. twitching
  34. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  35. unusual or incomplete body or facial movements
  36. weakness of the arms and legs
  37. wheezing

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. change in personality
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. discouragement
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. fever
  9. heartburn
  10. increased appetite
  11. increased cough
  12. indigestion
  13. lack of appetite
  14. lack or loss of strength
  15. loss of interest or pleasure
  16. runny nose
  17. sleeplessness
  18. sneezing
  19. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  20. stuffy nose
  21. thirst
  22. trouble with concentrating
  23. unable to sleep
  24. watering of the mouth
  25. weight gain

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. congestion
  5. cough
  6. dry skin
  7. dryness or soreness of the throat
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. heavy menstrual bleeding
  10. hoarseness
  11. joint pain
  12. lack of feeling or emotion
  13. leg cramps
  14. pain in the arms or legs
  15. sweating
  16. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  17. uncaring feelings
  18. voice change
  19. vomiting

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.