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. Agitation
  2. chest congestion
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  9. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  10. muscle pain or weakness
  11. skin rash

Rare

  1. Absence of or decrease in body movements
  2. bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  3. convulsions (seizures)
  4. difficulty with speaking
  5. dry mouth
  6. fever
  7. inability to move the eyes
  8. incomplete, sudden, or unusual body or facial movements
  9. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  10. poor coordination
  11. red or purple patches on the skin
  12. restlessness
  13. shivering
  14. sweating
  15. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement and activity you cannot control
  16. trembling or shaking, or twitching

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. blindness
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. blue-yellow color blindness
  5. blurred vision
  6. constipation
  7. cough or hoarseness
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  10. decreased vision
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. electric shock sensations
  13. eye pain
  14. fainting
  15. general body swelling
  16. headache
  17. high fever
  18. hives
  19. inability to move the arms and legs
  20. inability to sit still
  21. increased thirst
  22. incremental or ratchet-like movement of the muscle
  23. itching skin
  24. joint pain
  25. light-colored stools
  26. lockjaw
  27. loss of appetite
  28. loss of bladder control
  29. low blood pressure
  30. lower back or side pain
  31. muscle spasm, especially of the neck and back
  32. muscle tension or tightness
  33. painful or difficult urination
  34. painful or prolonged erection of the penis
  35. pale skin
  36. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  37. raised red swellings on the skin, the buttocks, legs, or ankles
  38. red, irritated eyes
  39. sensitivity to the sun
  40. skin redness or soreness
  41. slow heart rate
  42. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  43. spasms of the throat
  44. stiff muscles
  45. stomach pain
  46. sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs
  47. swelling of the breasts
  48. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  49. swollen or painful glands
  50. tightness in the chest
  51. unexpected or excess milk flow from the breasts
  52. unusual bleeding or bruising
  53. unusual tiredness or weakness
  54. vomiting
  55. weight gain
  56. 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:

More common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. decreased appetite
  4. decreased sexual ability or desire
  5. heartburn
  6. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  7. passing gas
  8. problems in urinating
  9. runny or stuffy nose
  10. sexual problems, especially ejaculatory disturbances
  11. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  12. stomach discomfort or upset
  13. trouble with sleeping

Less common

  1. Abnormal dreams
  2. change in sense of taste
  3. congestion
  4. discouragement, feeling sad, or empty
  5. drugged feeling
  6. fast or irregular breathing
  7. feeling of unreality
  8. headache, severe and throbbing
  9. increased appetite
  10. itching of the vagina or genital area
  11. itching, pain, redness, or swelling of the eye or eyelid
  12. lack of emotion
  13. loss of interest or pleasure
  14. lump in the throat
  15. menstrual changes
  16. pain during sexual intercourse
  17. problems with memory
  18. sense of detachment from self or body
  19. sneezing
  20. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  21. tightness in the throat
  22. tingling, burning, or prickling sensations
  23. trouble concentrating
  24. voice changes
  25. watering of the eyes
  26. weight loss
  27. yawn

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.