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:

More common

  1. Actions that are out of control
  2. anxiety
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. confusion
  6. difficulty in speaking
  7. dizziness
  8. double vision
  9. enlarged pupils
  10. false beliefs that cannot be changed by facts
  11. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  12. headache
  13. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  14. inability to speak
  15. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  16. increased sweating, possibly with fever or cold, clammy skin
  17. irritability
  18. lack or slowing of normal growth in children
  19. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  20. nausea
  21. nervousness
  22. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  23. pounding in the ears
  24. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  25. stiff or sore neck
  26. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement
  27. trouble breathing
  28. trouble sleeping
  29. vomiting
  30. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. arm, jaw, or back pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bloody nose
  6. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  7. chest tightness or heaviness
  8. chills
  9. cough
  10. dark-colored urine
  11. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficulty in moving
  14. difficulty swallowing
  15. double vision
  16. dry mouth
  17. extra heartbeats
  18. fainting
  19. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  20. fever
  21. hair loss, thinning of hair
  22. heavier menstrual periods
  23. hives, itching, skin rash
  24. inability to have or keep an erection
  25. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  26. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  27. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
  28. light-colored stools
  29. lightheadedness
  30. muscle aches, cramps, pain, stiffness, or twitching
  31. overactive reflexes
  32. pain in the joints
  33. painful or prolonged erection of the penis
  34. pale skin
  35. paleness or cold feeling in the fingertips and toes
  36. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  37. poor coordination
  38. redness of the skin
  39. restlessness
  40. seeing double
  41. seizures
  42. sensation of spinning
  43. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, feet
  44. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  45. swollen glands
  46. swollen joints
  47. tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold
  48. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  49. twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  50. unusual bleeding or bruising
  51. unusual tiredness or weakness
  52. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. false or unusual sense of well-being
  4. flushing

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. decreased appetite
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.