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:

More common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty in breathing
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. discouragement
  7. drowsiness
  8. ear congestion
  9. fear or nervousness
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. inability to sit still
  14. irritability
  15. lack of appetite
  16. loss of balance control
  17. loss of interest or pleasure
  18. loss of voice
  19. mask-like face
  20. nasal congestion
  21. need to keep moving
  22. relaxed and calm
  23. restlessness
  24. runny nose
  25. shuffling walk
  26. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  27. sleeplessness
  28. slow movement or reflexes
  29. slurred speech
  30. sneezing
  31. sore throat
  32. stiffness of arms and legs
  33. tic-like (jerky) movements of the head, face, mouth, and neck
  34. tiredness
  35. trembling and shaking of fingers and hands
  36. trouble concentrating
  37. trouble sleeping
  38. trouble with balance
  39. unable to sleep
  40. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Burning while urinating
  2. changes in patterns and rhythms of speech
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. difficult or painful urination
  5. dizziness
  6. shortness of breath
  7. tightness in chest
  8. trouble in speaking
  9. trouble in walking
  10. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  4. fixed position of the eye
  5. inability to move eyes
  6. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  7. mood or mental changes
  8. nausea and vomiting
  9. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  10. shakiness in legs, arms, hands, or feet
  11. sticking out of tongue
  12. sweating
  13. trembling or shaking of hands or feet
  14. uncontrolled twisting movements of neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  15. unusual facial expressions

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. Bruising
  2. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin

Less common

  1. Decreased appetite

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.