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. Confusion
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. shortness of breath
  7. weakness

Less common

  1. Decrease in the frequency of urination
  2. decrease in the urine volume
  3. difficulty with passing urine (dribbling)
  4. painful urination


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. convulsions
  5. cough
  6. decreased urine
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dry mouth
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. increased thirst
  12. loss of appetite
  13. loss of bladder control
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. mood changes
  16. muscle pain or cramps
  17. nausea or vomiting
  18. noisy breathing
  19. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  21. skin rash, hives, or itching
  22. sweating
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. total body jerking
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. fixed position of the eye
  4. heart stops
  5. hoarseness
  6. inability to move the eyes
  7. increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid
  8. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  9. no breathing
  10. no pulse or blood pressure
  11. noisy breathing
  12. pounding heartbeat
  13. slow or irregular breathing
  14. sticking out of the tongue
  15. sweating
  16. trouble with speaking
  17. unconscious
  18. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs
  19. 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. Anxiety
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. dry mouth
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. hyperventilation
  6. irritability
  7. restlessness
  8. shaking
  9. trouble sleeping


  1. Difficulty with speaking
  2. drooling
  3. loss of balance control
  4. muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness
  5. shuffling walk
  6. stiffness of the limbs
  7. twisting movements of the body
  8. uncontrolled movements, especially of the face, neck, and back

Incidence not known

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. hiccups
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  4. redness of the skin
  5. welts

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.