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. Back pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blood in urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. cough
  7. cough with mucus
  8. difficulty breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. fever or chills
  11. headache
  12. loss of bladder control
  13. loss of bowel control
  14. nervousness
  15. no sensation in the legs
  16. painful or difficult urination
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. rapid weight gain
  19. shortness of breath
  20. slow or fast heartbeat
  21. sneezing
  22. sore throat
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. unable to move legs
  26. unusual weight gain or loss
  27. wheezing

Less common

  1. Confusion or excitement
  2. fainting
  3. falling
  4. lightheadedness
  5. loss of memory
  6. mental depression or anxiety
  7. nightmares or unusually vivid dreams
  8. problems with memory or attention span
  9. rapid, shallow breathing
  10. trouble performing routine tasks


  1. Seizures

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. bone pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty in moving
  6. dry throat
  7. ear congestion
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. feeling of warmth
  10. hoarseness
  11. joint pain
  12. lack or loss of strength
  13. loss of voice
  14. muscle pain, stiffness, or weakness
  15. nervousness
  16. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  17. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  18. sensation of spinning
  19. stuffy or runny nose
  20. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  21. trouble with swallowing
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. voice changes

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. dry skin
  3. frequent urination
  4. itching skin
  5. pale-colored urine

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.