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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bluish lips or skin
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. cough
  9. dark urine
  10. decrease in the frequency of urination
  11. decrease in the urine volume
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficult or troubled breathing
  14. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  15. dizziness
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from lying or sitting position
  17. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  18. feeling of warmth
  19. fever
  20. headache
  21. high fever
  22. hives or welts
  23. increased sweating
  24. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  25. itching
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. loss of appetite
  28. loss of bladder control
  29. nausea
  30. noisy breathing
  31. not breathing
  32. painful urination
  33. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  34. rash
  35. rectal bleeding
  36. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  37. redness of the skin
  38. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  39. severe muscle stiffness
  40. shakiness in the legs, arms, or hands
  41. shortness of breath
  42. sweating
  43. tightness in the chest
  44. tiredness
  45. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  46. unpleasant breath odor
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. unusually pale skin
  49. vomiting of blood
  50. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Cold, clammy skin
  2. dry mouth
  3. fainting
  4. irregular heartbeat
  5. no blood pressure or pulse
  6. no muscle tone or movement
  7. pinpoint pupils (black part of the eye)
  8. stopping of the heart
  9. unconsciousness

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bad dreams
  2. blurred or loss of vision
  3. confusion as to time, place, or person
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. disturbed color perception
  7. double vision
  8. drowsiness
  9. false or unusual sense of well-being
  10. halos around lights
  11. hearing loss
  12. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  13. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  14. night blindness
  15. overbright appearance of lights
  16. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  17. relaxed and calm
  18. severe sunburn
  19. sleepiness
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. tunnel vision
  22. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  23. 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.