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:

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. crying
  7. delusions
  8. dementia
  9. depersonalization
  10. difficulty breathing
  11. difficulty in speaking
  12. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. dry mouth
  14. dysphoria
  15. false or unusual sense of well-being
  16. feeling of warmth or heat
  17. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  18. headache
  19. irregular heartbeat
  20. irritability
  21. lack of coordination
  22. mental depression
  23. mood or mental changes
  24. nervousness
  25. noisy breathing
  26. paranoia
  27. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  28. rapidly changing moods
  29. restlessness
  30. seizures
  31. shakiness and unsteady walk
  32. slurred speech
  33. sweating
  34. tightness in chest
  35. trouble breathing
  36. trouble in speaking
  37. trouble sleeping
  38. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  39. unusual tiredness or weakness

Rare

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. fever or chills
  5. frequent urge to urinate
  6. increase in body movements
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. pale skin
  10. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change or loss of consciousness
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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:

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. hiccups
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. rash
  6. runny or stuffy nose
  7. sensation of spinning
  8. sneezing

Rare

  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of eye)
  2. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  3. itching skin
  4. loss of appetite
  5. vomiting
  6. 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.