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. Discouragement
  2. feeling sad or empty
  3. irritability
  4. lack of appetite
  5. loss of interest or pleasure
  6. mood or mental changes
  7. shakiness or unsteady walking
  8. tiredness
  9. trouble with concentrating
  10. trouble with sleeping

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. bruising
  3. delusions
  4. hallucinations
  5. large, flat blue or purplish patches on the skin
  6. rash

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Difficult or labored breathing
  2. faintness
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. slow or irregular heartbeat

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. anxiety
  3. difficulty with memory
  4. dizziness
  5. double vision
  6. headache
  7. loss of appetite
  8. nausea
  9. restlessness
  10. sleepiness
  11. sleeplessness
  12. unusual drowsiness
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Aching muscles or joints
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant taste in the mouth
  4. belching
  5. change in taste
  6. chills
  7. constipation
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty with speaking
  10. difficulty with thinking
  11. dry mouth
  12. fever
  13. general ill feeling
  14. headache
  15. heartburn
  16. indigestion
  17. mental slowness
  18. nervousness
  19. runny or stuffy nose
  20. sneezing
  21. tingling, burning, or prickly feelings on the skin
  22. uncontrolled, back and forth, or rolling eye movements
  23. 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.