Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

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:


  1. Confusion
  2. eye pain
  3. skin rash or hives
  4. sore throat and fever

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. dizziness (severe)
  3. drowsiness (severe)
  4. fever
  5. flushing or redness of face
  6. hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  7. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  8. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability

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. Drowsiness
  2. dryness of mouth and throat

Less common or rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. constipation
  3. difficult urination
  4. difficulty concentrating
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. headache
  8. increased sensitivity of eyes to light
  9. increased sweating
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. nervousness
  12. stomach pain

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.