Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Shakiness and unsteady walk
  2. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. anxiety
  4. black, tarry stools
  5. blistering, flaking, or peeling of skin
  6. blurred vision
  7. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  8. chills
  9. confusion
  10. cough
  11. dark urine
  12. decrease in frequency of urination
  13. decrease in urine volume
  14. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  15. discouragement
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  17. false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. fast or irregular breathing
  20. feeling sad or empty
  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. fever
  25. headache
  26. hyperexcitability
  27. increased muscle spasms or tone
  28. irritability
  29. itching
  30. lack of appetite
  31. lack of memory of what takes place after a certain event
  32. loss of appetite
  33. loss of bladder control
  34. loss of interest or pleasure
  35. lower back or side pain
  36. mood or other mental changes
  37. nausea
  38. nervousness
  39. nightmares
  40. outbursts of anger
  41. painful or difficult urination
  42. pale skin
  43. rash
  44. restlessness
  45. seizures
  46. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  47. shortness of breath
  48. sleeplessness
  49. slurred speech
  50. sore throat
  51. sweating
  52. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  53. tremor
  54. trouble concentrating
  55. trouble in speaking
  56. trouble sleeping
  57. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  58. unable to sleep
  59. unpleasant breath odor
  60. unusual behavior
  61. unusual bleeding or bruising
  62. unusual feeling of excitement
  63. unusual tiredness or weakness
  64. vomiting of blood
  65. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. difficult or troubled breathing
  3. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  4. lack of coordination
  5. loss of consciousness
  6. loss of strength or energy
  7. muscle pain or weakness
  8. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  9. sleepiness
  10. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Constipation
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty in swallowing
  5. double vision
  6. dry mouth
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. inability to have or keep an erection
  9. increase in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  10. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  11. increased watering of mouth
  12. indigestion
  13. loss of sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  14. passing of gas
  15. seeing double
  16. sensation of spinning

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.