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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. constipation
  4. cough
  5. decrease in the frequency of urination
  6. decrease in urine volume
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. ear congestion
  10. feeling of warmth
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. loss of voice
  14. nasal congestion
  15. painful urination
  16. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  17. runny nose
  18. sneezing
  19. sore throat
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach discomfort or pain
  2. abdominal or stomach distension
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. convulsions
  6. dizziness
  7. dry heaves
  8. dry mouth
  9. fainting
  10. increase in heart rate
  11. lightheadedness
  12. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  13. rapid breathing
  14. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  15. stuffy nose
  16. sunken eyes
  17. thirst
  18. tightness in the chest
  19. vomiting
  20. wheezing
  21. wrinkled skin

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

  1. low blood pressure
  2. muscle weakness
  3. trouble breathing

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. Altered mood
  2. anxiety
  3. attack, assault, or force
  4. bloated
  5. change in taste
  6. chapped lips
  7. crying
  8. dry skin
  9. dry tongue
  10. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  11. full feeling
  12. hyperventilation
  13. irregular heartbeats
  14. irritability
  15. loss of taste
  16. moaning
  17. nervousness
  18. pain
  19. paleness of the skin
  20. passing gas
  21. rash
  22. restlessness
  23. shaking
  24. trouble with sleeping
  25. uncontrolled eye movements

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.