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

More common

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  3. confusion
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  6. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  7. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  8. sweating
  9. twitches of the muscle visible under the skin
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  2. cough
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. disturbed color perception
  6. double vision
  7. halos around lights
  8. hives
  9. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  10. itching
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. muscle cramps and spasms
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. night blindness
  15. no blood pressure or pulse
  16. noisy breathing
  17. overbright appearance of lights
  18. pain in the joints
  19. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. seizures
  22. skin rash
  23. slurred speech
  24. stopping of the heart
  25. trouble in speaking
  26. tunnel vision
  27. unconsciousness

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

Symptoms of Overdose

  1. Constipation
  2. decreased sexual ability
  3. difficult urination
  4. dry mouth
  5. enlarged pupils
  6. muscle weakness

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. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at site
  2. drowsiness
  3. headache
  4. increased watering of the mouth
  5. nausea
  6. sleeplessness
  7. sore throat
  8. trouble sleeping
  9. unable to sleep
  10. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Bloated
  2. constricted, pinpoint, or small pupils (black part of eye)
  3. diarrhea
  4. dry mouth
  5. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. full feeling
  8. increase in mucous from the lungs
  9. increased need to urinate
  10. increased sweating
  11. passing gas
  12. passing urine more often
  13. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  14. redness of the skin
  15. skin rash
  16. stomach cramps

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.