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. Shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  2. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse


  1. Cough
  2. difficulty breathing
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. hives or welts
  5. hoarseness
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. noisy breathing
  8. redness of the skin
  9. shortness of breath
  10. skin rash
  11. slow or irregular breathing
  12. swelling of the mouth or throat
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. anxiety
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions
  8. extra heartbeats
  9. fainting
  10. hallucinations
  11. headache
  12. irritability
  13. lightheadedness
  14. mood or mental changes
  15. muscle pain or cramps
  16. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  17. nervousness
  18. nightmares
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. restlessness
  21. sudden loss of consciousness
  22. sweating
  23. total body jerking
  24. unusual feeling of excitement
  25. vomiting

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:

Less common

  1. Dizziness
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. irritability
  4. nausea
  5. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  6. sleeplessness
  7. trouble with holding or releasing urine
  8. trouble sleeping
  9. unable to sleep


  1. Sleepiness
  2. unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. gagging
  5. rough, scratchy sound to voice
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. tightness in the throat

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.

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