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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. indigestion
  3. loss of appetite
  4. loss of strength
  5. nausea and vomiting
  6. weight loss

Less common

  1. High blood pressure
  2. fainting

Rare

  1. Aggression
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. trembling and shaking of hands and fingers
  4. trouble in urinating

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Seizures
  2. fast weak pulse
  3. greatly increased sweating
  4. greatly increased watering of mouth
  5. irregular breathing
  6. increasing muscle weakness
  7. large pupils
  8. low blood pressure
  9. nausea
  10. slow heartbeat
  11. vomiting (severe)

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. Abdominal or stomach pain or cramping
  2. bloated full feeling
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. mental depression
  6. dizziness
  7. fatigue
  8. headache
  9. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  10. trouble in sleeping

Less common

  1. General feeling of discomfort or illness
  2. increased sweating
  3. runny nose

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.