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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision or other changes in vision
  2. confusion or hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  3. constipation
  4. difficulty in urinating
  5. eye pain
  6. fainting
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. mental depression
  9. shakiness
  10. trouble in sleeping
  11. unusual excitement, nervousness, or irritability


  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. increased sensitivity to sunlight
  3. skin rash and itching
  4. sore throat and fever
  5. yellow eyes or skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions (seizures)
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness (severe)
  5. drowsiness (severe)
  6. enlarged pupils
  7. fast or irregular heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. hallucinations
  10. muscle stiffness or rigidity
  11. vomiting (severe)

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. Bloating
  2. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  3. dizziness or lightheadedness
  4. drowsiness
  5. dryness of mouth or unpleasant taste
  6. headache
  7. weight gain

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. nausea or vomiting
  3. unusual tiredness or weakness

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

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.