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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. cough
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  10. fever
  11. loss of bladder control
  12. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  13. painful or difficult urination
  14. shortness of breath
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  17. sudden loss of consciousness
  18. swollen glands
  19. unusual bleeding or bruising
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. confusion as to time, place, or person
  5. difficult or troubled breathing
  6. false or unusual sense of well-being
  7. hallucinations
  8. headache
  9. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  10. inability to move the eyes
  11. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  12. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  13. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. muscle stiffness or tightness
  16. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  17. sticking out of the tongue
  18. trouble with breathing, speaking, or swallowing
  19. uncontrolled eye movements
  20. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  21. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  22. unusual facial expressions
  23. weakness of the arms and legs

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. Drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  3. dry mouth
  4. face is warm or hot to touch
  5. fainting feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. heartburn
  7. irritability
  8. nausea
  9. nervousness
  10. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
  11. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  12. redness to face
  13. restlessness
  14. sensation of spinning
  15. shakiness and unsteady walk
  16. sleeplessness
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. unable to sleep
  19. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  20. 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.

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