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. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  7. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  8. changes in skin color
  9. chest discomfort or pain
  10. cold sweats
  11. coma
  12. confusion
  13. cool, pale skin
  14. cough
  15. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  16. darkening of the skin
  17. decreased urine output
  18. depression
  19. diarrhea
  20. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  21. difficulty with swallowing
  22. dilated neck veins
  23. dizziness
  24. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  25. dry mouth
  26. extreme fatigue
  27. fainting
  28. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  29. headache
  30. hives, itching, or skin rash
  31. increased hunger
  32. increased sweating
  33. increased thirst
  34. irregular heartbeat
  35. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  36. loss of appetite
  37. mental depression
  38. muscle pain or cramps
  39. nausea or vomiting
  40. nervousness
  41. nightmares
  42. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  43. pain
  44. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  45. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  46. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  47. seizures
  48. shakiness
  49. slurred speech
  50. sweating
  51. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  52. tenderness
  53. trouble breathing
  54. trouble sleeping
  55. trouble urinating
  56. unusual bleeding or bruising
  57. unusual tiredness or weakness
  58. 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. blurred or loss of vision
  3. confusion about identity, place, and time
  4. constipation
  5. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. disturbed color perception
  7. double vision
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. halos around lights
  10. inability to have or keep an erection
  11. irritability
  12. lack or loss of strength
  13. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  14. night blindness
  15. overbright appearance of lights
  16. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  17. restlessness
  18. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  19. tunnel vision
  20. weight changes
  21. 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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