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. Chest pain (severe)
  2. enlarged pupils
  3. fast or slow heartbeat
  4. headache (severe)
  5. increase in unusual movements of the body
  6. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  7. increased sweating (possibly with fever or cold, clammy skin)
  8. mood or other mental changes
  9. nausea and vomiting (severe)
  10. stiff or sore neck

Less common or rare

  1. Bloody or black, tarry stools
  2. bruising
  3. convulsions (seizures)
  4. decreased urine
  5. difficult or frequent urination
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. difficulty with speaking
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness or lightheadedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  10. dry mouth
  11. hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  12. increased thirst
  13. irregular heartbeat
  14. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  15. lip smacking or puckering
  16. loss of appetite
  17. loss of balance control
  18. muscle pain or cramps
  19. nausea or vomiting
  20. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  21. puffing of the cheeks
  22. rapid or worm-like movements of the tongue
  23. restlessness or desire to keep moving
  24. severe stomach pain
  25. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  26. shortness of breath
  27. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  28. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  29. tightness in the chest
  30. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  31. twisting movements of the body
  32. uncontrolled chewing movements
  33. uncontrolled movements of the face, neck, back, arms, or legs
  34. unusual tiredness or weakness
  35. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  36. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation or irritability
  2. chest pain
  3. difficulty opening the mouth or lockjaw
  4. dizziness (severe) or fainting
  5. fast or irregular pulse (continuing)
  6. high fever
  7. high or low blood pressure
  8. severe spasm where the head and heels are bent backward and the body arched forward
  9. 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. dizziness or feeling faint
  3. runny nose
  4. sneezing
  5. stuffy nose
  6. trouble with sleeping

Less common or rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. back or leg pain
  3. blurred or double vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. burning of the lips, mouth, or throat
  6. chills
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. diarrhea
  10. drowsiness
  11. dryness or soreness of the throat
  12. frequent urge to urinate
  13. headache
  14. heartburn
  15. inability to move
  16. increased sweating
  17. irritability (temporary)
  18. memory problems
  19. nervousness
  20. pounding or fast heartbeat
  21. rash
  22. red, raised, or itchy skin
  23. ringing or buzzing in the ears
  24. slow or difficult urination
  25. slowed movements
  26. taste changes
  27. uncontrolled closing of the eyelids
  28. unusual feeling of well-being
  29. unusual weight loss
  30. voice changes

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.