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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. difficult urination
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. fainting
  6. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  7. swelling of the hands, feet, or lower legs


  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. decreased vision or any change in vision
  3. difficulty in coordination
  4. fever, chills, or sore throat
  5. increased blood pressure
  6. increase in body movements
  7. irritation and swelling of the eye
  8. loss of memory
  9. mental depression
  10. severe mood or mental changes
  11. skin rash
  12. slurred speech
  13. thoughts of suicide or attempts at suicide
  14. unexplained shortness of breath

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. Agitation, anxiety, or nervousness
  2. difficulty concentrating
  3. headache
  4. irritability
  5. loss of appetite
  6. nausea
  7. purplish red, net-like, or blotchy spots on the skin
  8. trouble in sleeping or nightmares

Less common or rare

  1. Constipation
  2. decrease in sexual desire
  3. diarrhea
  4. drowsiness
  5. dryness of the mouth, nose, and throat
  6. false sense of well-being
  7. vomiting
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.