Side Effects

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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:


  1. Enlarged gums
  2. shakiness and unsteady walk
  3. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest pain
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. fever and chills
  6. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  7. hair loss
  8. headaches
  9. hives or itching
  10. joint or muscle pain
  11. numbness
  12. red, irritated eyes
  13. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  14. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  15. skin rash
  16. sore throat
  17. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  18. swollen glands
  19. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. change in consciousness
  3. disturbed color perception
  4. double vision
  5. drowsiness
  6. halos around lights
  7. loss of consciousness
  8. nausea
  9. night blindness
  10. overbright appearance of lights
  11. tunnel vision

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. Dizziness
  2. sleeplessness
  3. trouble sleeping
  4. unable to sleep
  5. uncontrolled eye movements
  6. vomiting

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.