Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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. Anxiety
  2. changes in behavior
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. double vision
  6. drowsiness
  7. dry mouth
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. hyperventilation
  10. irregular heartbeats
  11. irritability
  12. lack or loss of strength
  13. loss of balance control
  14. nausea
  15. restlessness
  16. seeing double
  17. sensation of spinning
  18. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  19. thoughts of killing oneself
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  22. unusually deep sleep
  23. unusually long duration of sleep

Less common

  1. Shakiness and unsteady walk
  2. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  3. uncontrolled eye movements

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty breathing or swallowing
  3. fever
  4. hives
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. noisy breathing
  7. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  8. swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose

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. Change in taste
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. loss of taste
  4. pain at the injection site
  5. 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.