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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Aggression or anger
  2. anxiety
  3. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  4. dry mouth
  5. hyperventilation
  6. irregular heartbeats
  7. irritability
  8. restlessness
  9. shakiness and unsteady walk
  10. shortness of breath
  11. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  12. trouble sleeping
  13. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in behavior
  2. depression
  3. thoughts of killing oneself

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. Dizziness or lightheadedness
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. headache
  4. nausea
  5. sensation of spinning

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. bone pain
  6. changes in speech patterns
  7. chills
  8. confusion
  9. cough
  10. decreased urine output
  11. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  12. difficulty with moving
  13. double vision
  14. ear congestion
  15. fast or irregular heartbeat
  16. fever
  17. increased thirst
  18. lack or loss of strength
  19. loss of voice
  20. muscle pain or cramps
  21. muscle stiffness
  22. nasal congestion
  23. nausea or vomiting
  24. pain in the arms or legs
  25. pain in the joints
  26. runny nose
  27. slurred speech
  28. sneezing
  29. sore throat
  30. trouble remembering
  31. trouble with speaking
  32. unusual weight gain or loss
  33. unusually deep sleep

Incidence not known

  1. Unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.