Side Effects

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bleeding, itching, pain, redness, scarring, or swelling at the incision
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. darkening of the skin
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult or troubled breathing
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. fainting
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. fever
  14. general tiredness and weakness
  15. hives, itching, or skin rash
  16. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  17. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  18. light-colored stools
  19. loss of appetite
  20. mental depression
  21. noisy breathing
  22. overactive reflexes
  23. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  24. poor coordination
  25. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  26. restlessness
  27. shivering
  28. sweating
  29. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. trembling or shaking
  32. twitching
  33. unusual tiredness or weakness
  34. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  35. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. drowsiness
  4. pinpoint pupils
  5. relaxed and calm
  6. sleepiness

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. Back pain
  2. depression
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. headache
  5. mouth pain
  6. nausea
  7. runny nose
  8. sneezing
  9. stuffy nose
  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.