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:

Less common

  1. Changes in mood
  2. confusion
  3. delusions
  4. fast or pounding heartbeat
  5. feelings of unreality
  6. loss of memory
  7. mental depression
  8. nervousness or anxiety
  9. problems with memory
  10. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there


  1. Blurred vision
  2. chills
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. sweating
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Fainting
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. hives or rash
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  5. seizures
  6. sores in the mouth
  7. swelling of the lips
  8. tightness in the throat
  9. trouble sleeping

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Being forgetful
  2. change in how fast you think time is passing
  3. change in your sense of smell, taste, sight, sound, or touch
  4. constipation
  5. decrease in motor coordination
  6. drowsiness (severe)
  7. dryness of the mouth (severe)
  8. false sense of well-being
  9. feeling sluggish
  10. panic reaction
  11. problems in urinating
  12. redness of the eyes
  13. seizures
  14. slurred speech
  15. unusual drowsiness or dullness

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. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. dizziness
  3. drowsiness
  4. false sense of well-being
  5. nausea
  6. trouble with thinking
  7. vomiting

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. flushing of the face
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. restlessness


  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. discharge, excessive tearing
  6. headache
  7. hearing loss
  8. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  9. runny nose
  10. sneezing
  11. stuffy nose

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.