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:


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. chills
  3. clay colored stools
  4. convulsions (seizures)
  5. dark urine
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. difficulty with speaking or swallowing
  8. dizziness or fainting
  9. fast or irregular heartbeat
  10. fever
  11. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  12. headache (severe or continuing)
  13. inability to move the eyes
  14. increase in blood pressure
  15. increased sweating
  16. itching
  17. lip smacking or puckering
  18. loss of appetite
  19. loss of balance control
  20. loss of bladder control
  21. mask-like face
  22. muscle spasms of the face, neck, and back
  23. nausea and vomiting
  24. puffing of the cheeks
  25. rapid or worm-like movements of the tongue
  26. shuffling walk
  27. skin rash
  28. sore throat
  29. stiffness of the arms or legs
  30. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  31. tic-like or twitching movements
  32. trembling and shaking of the hands and fingers
  33. twisting movements of the body
  34. uncontrolled chewing movements
  35. uncontrolled movements of the arms and legs
  36. unusually pale skin
  37. weakness of the arms and legs
  38. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion
  2. drowsiness (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. Diarrhea
  2. drowsiness
  3. restlessness

Less common or rare

  1. Breast tenderness and swelling
  2. changes in menstruation
  3. constipation
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. increased flow of breast milk
  7. increased need to urinate
  8. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  9. mental depression
  10. passing urine more often
  11. skin rash
  12. trouble sleeping
  13. unusual dryness of the mouth
  14. unusual irritability

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.