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. Bloody nose
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. cough producing mucus
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. ear congestion
  10. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  11. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded
  12. feeling of warmth or heat
  13. fever
  14. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  15. headache
  16. loss of voice
  17. runny nose
  18. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  19. shortness of breath
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. stuffy nose
  23. sweating
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. wheezing


  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. fainting
  6. shallow breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. convulsion
  3. not breathing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. extremely shallow or slow breathing
  3. loss of consciousness

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. Nausea
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  3. sleeplessness
  4. trouble sleeping
  5. unable to sleep
  6. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bad or unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. dry mouth
  5. ear pain
  6. false or unusual sense of well-being
  7. fear or nervousness
  8. floating feeling
  9. hearing loss
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of appetite
  12. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  13. sneezing
  14. stomach pain
  15. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  16. trouble with swallowing
  17. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  18. voice changes
  19. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Dizziness or lightheadedness
  2. false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. sensation of spinning

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.