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 and unsteady walk
  2. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Less common

  1. Unusual excitement or restlessness (especially in children and in the elderly)

Rare

  1. Chills
  2. cough or hoarseness
  3. fainting spells
  4. fever and sore throat
  5. fever with or without chills
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. painful or difficult urination
  10. pale skin
  11. shortness of breath
  12. skin rash
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion
  2. continuous, uncontrolled rolling eye movements
  3. double vision
  4. troubled breathing

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. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. sensation of spinning

Less common

  1. Decreased sexual ability
  2. drowsiness
  3. loss of appetite
  4. mood or mental changes
  5. nausea or 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.