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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. rapid weight gain

Less common

  1. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. dark urine
  3. decreased urine output
  4. diarrhea
  5. fever
  6. itching skin or rash
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. light-colored stools
  9. muscle pain or stiffness
  10. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  11. yellow eyes or skin

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:

Less common

  1. Dizziness
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  4. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Hives or welts
  2. redness of the skin

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.