Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

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. Bloating
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold, clammy skin
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. darkened urine
  8. difficult or troubled breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. fainting
  12. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  13. fast, weak pulse
  14. feeling of warmth
  15. fever
  16. indigestion
  17. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  18. lightheadedness
  19. loss of appetite
  20. nausea
  21. no blood pressure or pulse
  22. no breathing
  23. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  24. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  25. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  26. stopping of the heart
  27. sweating
  28. unconsciousness
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting
  31. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  4. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  5. extreme sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  6. slow or irregular heartbeat

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
  2. relaxed and calm feeling

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. disturbed color perception
  3. double vision
  4. dry mouth
  5. false or unusual sense of well-being
  6. fear or nervousness
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. halos around lights
  9. headache
  10. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  11. night blindness
  12. overbright appearance of lights
  13. redness of the skin
  14. sensation of spinning
  15. shakiness
  16. stomach pain or cramps
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. tunnel vision
  19. weight loss

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.