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. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cold, clammy skin
  4. confusion
  5. convulsion
  6. cough
  7. decrease in the frequency of urination
  8. decrease in urine volume
  9. difficult or troubled breathing
  10. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. fainting
  14. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat
  15. feeling of warmth
  16. hives
  17. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  18. itching
  19. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  20. muscle twitching or jerking
  21. painful urination
  22. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  23. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  24. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  25. rhythmic movement of the muscles
  26. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  27. shortness of breath
  28. skin rash
  29. sweating
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  34. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. change in consciousness
  3. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  4. loss of consciousness
  5. severe sleepiness
  6. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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. Drowsiness
  2. nausea
  3. relaxed and calm
  4. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred or loss of vision
  3. confusion about identity, place, and time
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. disturbed color perception
  6. double vision
  7. dry mouth
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. halos around lights
  10. headache
  11. hives or welts
  12. hyperventilation
  13. irritability
  14. nervousness
  15. night blindness
  16. overbright appearance of lights
  17. redness of the skin
  18. restlessness
  19. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  20. trouble with sleeping
  21. tunnel vision
  22. weakness

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.