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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. blurred vision
  5. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  6. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  7. changes in skin color
  8. chest discomfort or pain
  9. confusion
  10. cough
  11. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  12. darkening of the skin
  13. decreased urine output
  14. diarrhea
  15. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  16. difficulty with swallowing
  17. dilated neck veins
  18. dizziness
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  20. dry mouth
  21. extreme fatigue
  22. fainting
  23. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  24. headache
  25. hives, itching, or skin rash
  26. increased sweating
  27. increased thirst
  28. irregular heartbeat
  29. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  30. loss of appetite
  31. mental depression
  32. muscle pain or cramps
  33. nausea or vomiting
  34. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  35. pain
  36. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  37. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  38. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  39. seizures
  40. sweating
  41. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  42. tenderness
  43. trouble breathing
  44. trouble sleeping
  45. trouble urinating
  46. unusual bleeding or bruising
  47. unusual tiredness or weakness
  48. weight gain

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cold, clammy skin
  4. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of the eye)
  5. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  6. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  7. increased sweating
  8. irregular, fast, or slow, or shallow breathing
  9. loss of consciousness
  10. no muscle tone or movement
  11. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  12. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  13. slow or irregular heartbeat
  14. swelling in the legs and ankles,

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. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. anxiety
  3. blurred or loss of vision
  4. confusion about identity, place, and time
  5. constipation
  6. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  7. disturbed color perception
  8. double vision
  9. false or unusual sense of well-being
  10. halos around lights
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. irritability
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  15. night blindness
  16. overbright appearance of lights
  17. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  18. restlessness
  19. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  20. tunnel vision
  21. weight changes
  22. welts

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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