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:

More common

  1. Shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  2. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

Rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. bruising
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  6. fainting
  7. feeling of warmth
  8. numbness in the arms or legs
  9. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  10. sweating
  11. swelling
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest tightness or heaviness
  3. confusion
  4. convulsions
  5. decreased urine
  6. dry mouth
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. headache
  9. increased thirst
  10. loss of appetite
  11. mood changes
  12. muscle pain or cramps
  13. nausea or vomiting
  14. nervousness
  15. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. shortness of breath
  18. sleeplessness
  19. slow or fast heartbeat
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unable to sleep

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. Cough
  2. dizziness

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. anxiety
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. change in taste
  5. depression
  6. hair loss
  7. increase in body movements
  8. itching skin
  9. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  10. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  11. thinning of the hair
  12. weakness
  13. weight gain
  14. weight loss

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.