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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. blurred or double vision
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. chest tightness or heaviness
  6. crying
  7. decreased bone mineral density
  8. decreased urine output
  9. delusions of persecution, mistrust, suspiciousness, or combativeness
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty breathing
  12. dilated neck vein
  13. dizziness
  14. excessive
  15. sweating
  16. extreme tiredness or weakness
  17. eye pain
  18. fainting
  19. false or unusual sense of well-being
  20. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  21. feeling of discomfort
  22. feeling of unreality
  23. fever
  24. headache
  25. heat intolerance
  26. impaired fertility
  27. increased appetite
  28. increased blood pressure
  29. irregular breathing
  30. irritability
  31. itching, skin rash
  32. joint swelling
  33. limp pain in the hip or knee
  34. menstrual changes
  35. mental depression
  36. muscle aches, weakness, or cramps
  37. nausea
  38. nervousness
  39. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  40. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  41. rapidly changing moods
  42. restlessness
  43. sense of detachment from self or body
  44. severe headache
  45. slow heartbeat
  46. stomach cramps
  47. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  48. swollen lymph glands
  49. tremors
  50. trouble sitting still
  51. trouble sleeping
  52. vomiting
  53. weight gain or loss

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Cold, clammy skin
  2. confusion about identity, place, and time
  3. difficulty in speaking
  4. dizziness
  5. double vision
  6. fast, weak pulse
  7. headache
  8. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  9. inability to speak
  10. lightheadedness
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. nervousness
  13. seizure
  14. sensitivity to heat
  15. slow speech
  16. sweating
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. weight loss

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. Feeling of warmth
  2. hair loss
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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.

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