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:

Rare

  1. Confusion
  2. difficult breathing
  3. difficulty with speaking
  4. seeing things that are not there
  5. shortness of breath
  6. tightness in the chest
  7. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. no blood pressure or pulse
  5. restlessness
  6. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  7. stopping of the heart
  8. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  9. unconsciousness

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 or rare

  1. Burning sensation in the eyes
  2. constipation
  3. dizziness (mild)
  4. drowsiness (mild)
  5. headache
  6. itching
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. skin rash
  9. stuffy nose

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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