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.

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

Symptoms of overdose in children

  1. Changes in behavior
  2. drowsiness or tiredness (severe)
  3. fast or deep breathing

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning (severe)
  2. bloody or black, tarry stools
  3. decreased urination
  4. eye pain
  5. fainting
  6. fast or pounding heartbeat
  7. shortness of breath, troubled breathing, tightness in chest, or wheezing
  8. skin rash, hives, itching, or redness
  9. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  10. swollen and/or painful glands
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, or discomfort (mild to moderate)
  2. dryness of mouth
  3. heartburn or indigestion
  4. nausea or vomiting (mild)

Less common

  1. Blurred or double vision or other vision problems
  2. confusion
  3. constipation
  4. difficult urination
  5. dizziness or lightheadedness
  6. drowsiness
  7. excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  8. headache
  9. muscle weakness
  10. trembling
  11. unusually large pupils of eyes

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.