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:

More common

  1. Anxiety
  2. dry mouth
  3. hyperventilation
  4. irregular heartbeats
  5. irritability
  6. restlessness
  7. shaking
  8. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Buzzing or ringing in the ears
  2. headache (severe)
  3. skin rash, hives, or itching


  1. Confusion
  2. fainting
  3. false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
  4. having extreme distrust of people
  5. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  6. seizures
  7. trouble concentrating

Incidence not known

  1. Actions that are out of control
  2. anger
  3. assaulting or attacking others
  4. being aggressive or impulsive
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. fast or pounding heartbeat
  7. force
  8. inability to sit still
  9. need to keep moving
  10. sweating
  11. talking, feeling, or acting with excitement

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  2. loss of consciousness
  3. slow or irregular heartbeat
  4. unusual tiredness

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. Constipation
  2. decrease in appetite
  3. dizziness
  4. increased sweating
  5. stomach pain
  6. trembling
  7. unusual weight loss

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in sense of taste
  3. drowsiness
  4. frequent need to urinate
  5. sore throat
  6. unusual feeling of well-being

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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