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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Bloody vomit
  2. chest pain or tightness
  3. cough
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. difficulty with breathing
  6. fever or chills
  7. severe stomach pain
  8. sneezing
  9. sore throat
  10. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. constipation
  3. decrease in the amount of urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. dry mouth
  6. increased thirst
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. loss of appetite
  9. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. noisy, rattling breathing
  12. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  13. seizures
  14. severe constipation
  15. swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs
  16. stomach cramps or pain
  17. tremor
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. weight gain or loss

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Dizziness
  2. drowsiness
  3. fainting
  4. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  5. lightheadedness
  6. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  7. pounding or rapid pulse
  8. trembling

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.

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