Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. darkening of the skin
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult or troubled breathing
  8. difficulty swallowing
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. hives, itching, skin rash
  13. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  14. loss of appetite
  15. mental depression
  16. nausea
  17. overactive reflexes
  18. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  19. poor coordination
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. restlessness
  22. seizures
  23. shivering
  24. sweating
  25. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. trembling or shaking
  28. twitching
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  2. change in consciousness
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold, clammy skin
  5. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  6. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  7. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  8. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  9. increased sweating
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. severe sleepiness
  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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. fear or nervousness
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. headache
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. pain in the joints
  9. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  10. stomach pain
  11. sudden sweating
  12. trouble sleeping

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.