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:

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

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.