Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

More common

  1. Anxiety

Less common

  1. Discouragement
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. fever
  5. irritability
  6. lack of appetite
  7. loss of interest or pleasure
  8. mood swings
  9. tiredness
  10. trouble concentrating
  11. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. arm, back or jaw pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine
  6. bloody nose
  7. blurred vision
  8. change in vision
  9. chest pain or discomfort
  10. chest tightness or heaviness
  11. chills
  12. confusion
  13. cough
  14. dark urine
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty in speaking
  17. difficulty swallowing
  18. dizziness
  19. double vision
  20. drowsiness
  21. eye pain
  22. fainting
  23. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  24. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  25. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  26. headache
  27. heavier menstrual periods
  28. hives, itching, or skin rash
  29. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  30. inability to speak
  31. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  32. loss of vision
  33. muscle cramps, pain, stiffness, or spasms
  34. nausea
  35. nervousness
  36. overactive reflexes
  37. painful or difficult urination
  38. pale skin
  39. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  40. poor coordination
  41. pounding in the ears
  42. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  43. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  44. restlessness
  45. right upper quadrant tenderness
  46. seizures
  47. severe mood or mental changes
  48. shivering
  49. slow speech
  50. slowed growth in children
  51. sore throat
  52. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  53. sores, welts, or blisters
  54. stuffy or runny nose
  55. sweating
  56. swollen glands
  57. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  58. trembling or shaking
  59. tremor
  60. trouble breathing with exertion
  61. twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  62. unusual behavior
  63. unusual bleeding or bruising
  64. unusual tiredness or weakness
  65. weight loss
  66. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in consciousness
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. confusion,
  7. dark urine,
  8. diarrhea
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. dry eyes, mouth, nose, or throat
  11. false or unusual sense of well-being
  12. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  13. feeling of warmth
  14. fever
  15. headache
  16. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  17. inability to speak
  18. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  19. loss of consciousness
  20. muscle cramps, spasms, pain, stiffness, or twitching
  21. nausea
  22. nervousness
  23. overactive reflexes
  24. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  25. pale, clammy skin,
  26. palpitations
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  29. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  30. seizures
  31. shivering
  32. slow or fast heartbeat
  33. slurred speech
  34. sweating
  35. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  36. temporary blindness
  37. thirst
  38. trembling or shaking
  39. trouble breathing
  40. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. vomiting
  43. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and 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. Belching
  2. heartburn
  3. indigestion
  4. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  5. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hair 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.