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.

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

Symptoms of Overdose

  1. Changes in mood, irrational behavior, depersonalization hallucinations
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. extreme sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  4. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. feeling anxious
  6. giddiness
  7. headache
  8. irritability
  9. muscle weakness or tenderness
  10. nausea
  11. restlessness
  12. shallow, irregular, fast, or slow breathing
  13. sleeplessness or trouble in sleeping
  14. abdominal and/or chest pain
  15. thirst

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Breathing, troubled
  2. back, leg, or stomach pain
  3. blurred vision
  4. bloody, cloudy, or dark urine, sudden decrease in amount of urine
  5. black, tarry stools, diarrhea, light-colored stools
  6. confusion
  7. dizziness, feeling faint, or lightheaded
  8. fever or chills
  9. increased blood pressure
  10. rapid weight gain
  11. skin rash or hives
  12. swelling of face, mouth, throat, fingers, glands, feet, and/or lower legs
  13. stillbirth
  14. twitching, twisting, or uncontrolled repetitive movements of the face
  15. sudden sweating
  16. vomiting blood, bleeding gums, nosebleeds, unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. pale or yellow eyes or skin
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness, extreme tiredness

Less common

  1. Dry mouth
  2. weakness


  1. Dizziness
  2. sore throat

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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