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. Headache

Less common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  5. decreased hearing
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  8. hearing loss
  9. itching skin
  10. rapid weight gain
  11. rash
  12. shortness of breath
  13. tightness in chest
  14. tingling of hands or feet
  15. unusual weight gain or loss
  16. wheezing


  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black or red, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in vomit
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody stools
  7. burning feeling in chest or stomach
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. coughing up blood
  11. dark urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  14. difficulty in swallowing
  15. dizziness
  16. dry mouth
  17. fever with or without chills
  18. frequent urge to urinate
  19. general body swelling
  20. greatly decreased frequency or amount of urine
  21. hoarseness
  22. increased blood pressure
  23. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  24. increased thirst
  25. indigestion
  26. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. loss of appetite
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. nausea
  30. nosebleeds
  31. not able to pass urine
  32. pale skin
  33. paralysis
  34. pinpoint red or purple spots on skin
  35. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  36. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  37. red or dark brown urine
  38. redness of skin
  39. severe or continuing stomach pain
  40. sore throat
  41. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  42. stomach upset
  43. swelling of face, fingers, or lower legs
  44. swelling of hands, legs, and feet
  45. swollen or painful glands
  46. tenderness in stomach area
  47. troubled breathing
  48. unpleasant breath odor
  49. unusual bleeding or bruising
  50. unusual tiredness or weakness
  51. vomiting
  52. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  53. yellow eyes or skin

Symptom of overdose

  1. Dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  3. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. rapid, deep breathing
  5. restlessness
  6. shakiness and unsteady walk
  7. stomach cramps
  8. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. constipation
  4. heartburn
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  7. stomach discomfort

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. ear congestion
  4. increased sweating
  5. loss of voice
  6. mood or mental changes
  7. muscle aches
  8. nasal congestion
  9. sneezing
  10. stuffy or runny nose
  11. tremor


  1. General feeling of discomfort or illness
  2. sleeplessness
  3. trouble sleeping
  4. unable to sleep

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.