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:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. changes in vision
  3. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  4. double vision
  5. poor coordination
  6. skin rash

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. chest pain
  3. confusion
  4. continuous, uncontrolled back and forth or rolling eye movements
  5. depression
  6. increase in seizures
  7. infection
  8. irritability


  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. dark-colored urine
  4. fever
  5. flu-like symptoms
  6. itching
  7. memory loss
  8. muscle cramps, pain, or weakness
  9. red or irritated eyes
  10. small red or purple spots on the skin
  11. sore throat
  12. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  13. swelling of the face, mouth, hands, or feet
  14. swollen lymph nodes
  15. trouble with breathing
  16. unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating
  4. blood in the urine
  5. bloody, black or tarry stools
  6. bluish lips or skin
  7. bruising
  8. constipation
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. coughing or vomiting blood
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. fainting
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. general body swelling
  16. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  17. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  18. heartburn
  19. high fever
  20. lightheadedness
  21. loss of appetite
  22. loss of balance control
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. mask-like face
  25. muscle spasms
  26. nosebleeds
  27. not breathing
  28. pain or burning in the throat
  29. painful or difficult urination
  30. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  31. pale skin
  32. persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
  33. rapid, shallow breathing
  34. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  35. shortness of breath
  36. shuffling walk
  37. slowed movement
  38. slurred speech
  39. sores, welting, or blisters
  40. stiffness of the arms and legs
  41. swollen or painful glands
  42. tic-like (jerky) movements
  43. tightness in the chest
  44. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  45. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Clumsiness or unsteadiness (severe)
  2. coma
  3. continuous, uncontrolled back and forth or rolling eye movements (severe)
  4. dizziness (severe)
  5. drowsiness (severe)
  6. dryness of the mouth (severe)
  7. headache (severe)
  8. increased heart rate
  9. slurred speech (severe)

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. Dizziness
  2. drowsiness
  3. headache
  4. nausea
  5. vomiting

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. indigestion
  3. loss of strength
  4. menstrual pain
  5. pain
  6. runny nose
  7. trembling or shaking
  8. trouble with sleeping
  9. unusual 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.