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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. difficult or troubled breathing
  5. dizziness
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fainting
  8. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  9. headache
  10. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  11. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  12. nervousness
  13. not breathing
  14. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. sweating
  17. trouble breathing
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Cough
  2. noisy breathing
  3. rigid muscles of the neck, arms, and legs
  4. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. cough
  3. darkening of the skin
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. fainting
  7. fever
  8. hives, itching, or skin rash
  9. loss of appetite
  10. nausea
  11. overactive reflexes
  12. poor coordination
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. restlessness
  15. shivering
  16. sweating
  17. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  18. trembling or shaking
  19. twitching
  20. 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:

More common

  1. Drowsiness
  2. sleepiness

Rare

  1. False or unusual sense of well-being

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.