Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  3. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. chest discomfort
  5. chest pain
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. feeling of warmth
  13. fever or chills
  14. frequent urge to urinate
  15. hives, itching, or skin rash
  16. loss of appetite
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nausea
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  21. runny nose
  22. sore throat
  23. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. weakness

Rare

  1. Hives or welts
  2. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  3. noisy breathing
  4. redness of the skin
  5. swelling of the mouth or throat
  6. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. confusion
  5. convulsions
  6. decreased urine
  7. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  8. drowsiness
  9. dry mouth
  10. extra heartbeats
  11. fainting
  12. flushed, dry skin
  13. fruit-like breath odor
  14. hallucinations
  15. headache
  16. increased hunger
  17. increased thirst
  18. increased urination
  19. irritability
  20. lightheadedness
  21. muscle pain or cramps
  22. nervousness
  23. nightmares
  24. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  25. pounding in the ears
  26. rapid, deep breathing
  27. restlessness
  28. shakiness
  29. slow or fast heartbeat
  30. stomach cramps
  31. sweating
  32. unexplained weight loss
  33. unusual feeling of excitement
  34. vomiting

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. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. fever
  4. runny nose
  5. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  6. trouble with swallowing
  7. voice changes

Less common

  1. Difficult, burning, or painful urination
  2. earache
  3. headache, severe and throbbing
  4. muscle or bone pain
  5. pain
  6. redness of the skin
  7. redness or swelling in the ear
  8. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  9. sneezing
  10. stuffy nose
  11. swelling
  12. tenderness
  13. trouble in holding or releasing urine
  14. trouble sleeping
  15. warmth on the skin

Rare

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. gagging
  5. rough, scratchy sound to voice
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. tightness in the throat

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.