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:

Less common

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. confusion
  5. continuing stomach pain
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. incoherent speech
  12. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  13. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  14. mood changes
  15. muscle pain, cramps, or weakness
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  18. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, leg, back, or neck
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. rash or hives
  21. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  22. sweating
  23. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  24. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  27. watery or bloody diarrhea

Incidence not known

  1. Drowsiness
  2. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  3. seizures
  4. trembling

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. Abnormal dreams
  2. burning or itching around the anus
  3. change in taste or bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. chills
  5. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  6. cough
  7. difficult or painful urination
  8. difficulty with moving
  9. ear pain
  10. falls
  11. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  12. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  13. loss of voice
  14. metallic taste
  15. muscle or bone pain
  16. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  17. sensation of spinning
  18. sunburn
  19. trouble sleeping

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.