Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. choking
  4. confusion
  5. difficult or troubled breathing
  6. drowsiness
  7. dry mouth
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. hyperventilation
  10. irregular heartbeats
  11. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  12. irritability
  13. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  14. nausea
  15. nervousness
  16. noisy breathing
  17. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  18. restlessness
  19. shaking
  20. shortness of breath
  21. slow or irregular heartbeat
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. trouble sleeping
  24. unable to speak
  25. unusual tiredness
  26. weakness
  27. wheezing


  1. Attack, assault, or force
  2. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. headache
  5. lack or loss of self-control
  6. loss of balance
  7. mood swings
  8. noisy breathing
  9. not breathing
  10. restlessness
  11. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  12. sensation of spinning
  13. shakiness and unsteady walk
  14. sleepiness
  15. slow to respond
  16. slurred speech
  17. trouble in speaking
  18. unconsciousness
  19. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. difficulty with coordination
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. 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. Vomiting

Less common

  1. Rash


  1. Blurred vision
  2. double vision
  3. gagging
  4. hiccups
  5. seeing double
  6. watering of mouth and drooling

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.