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. Dizziness or lightheadedness
  2. drowsiness
  3. fainting
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. relaxed and calm feeling
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

  1. Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  2. loss of consciousness

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

Symptom of overdose

  1. Prolonged drowsiness

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. Dry mouth

Less common

  1. Belching
  2. diarrhea
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. mouth or throat pain
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  8. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.