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. Body aches or pain
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  12. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  13. sneezing
  14. sore throat
  15. stuffy or runny nose
  16. tightness in chest
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. wheezing


  1. Chest discomfort
  2. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  3. slow or irregular heartbeat

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. decreased urine output
  8. depression
  9. dilated neck veins
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  11. extreme fatigue
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. increased hunger
  14. irregular breathing
  15. nausea
  16. nervousness
  17. nightmares
  18. noisy breathing
  19. seizures
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. sweating
  23. swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  24. weight gain

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. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. muscle pain or stiffness
  6. pain in joints
  7. sleeplessness
  8. trouble sleeping
  9. unable to sleep
  10. vomiting

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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