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. Abnormal heart sound
  2. absence of or decrease in body movement
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. black, tarry stools
  5. bladder pain
  6. bleeding after defecation
  7. bleeding gums
  8. blood in the urine or stools
  9. blurred vision
  10. body aches or pain
  11. burning while urinating
  12. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  13. chest pain or discomfort
  14. chest tightness or heaviness
  15. chills
  16. cold sweats
  17. colds
  18. confusion
  19. convulsions
  20. cough or hoarseness
  21. decreased urine
  22. diarrhea
  23. difficult or labored breathing
  24. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  25. dilated neck veins
  26. dizziness
  27. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  28. dry mouth
  29. ear congestion
  30. extra heartbeats
  31. fainting
  32. fast, slow, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  33. fever or chills
  34. flu-like symptoms
  35. frequent urge to urinate
  36. frequent urination
  37. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  38. headache
  39. headache, severe and throbbing
  40. heart murmur
  41. increased need to urinate
  42. increased sweating
  43. increased thirst
  44. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  45. irregular breathing
  46. itching, pain, redness, or swelling on the leg
  47. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  48. lightheadedness
  49. loss of appetite
  50. loss of voice
  51. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  52. mood changes
  53. muscle aches and pains
  54. muscle cramps
  55. nasal congestion
  56. nausea or vomiting
  57. nervousness
  58. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  59. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  60. pain, tension, and weakness upon walking that subsides during periods of rest
  61. partial or slight paralysis
  62. passing urine more often
  63. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  64. pounding in the ears
  65. runny nose
  66. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  67. shivering
  68. shortness of breath
  69. sneezing
  70. sore on the leg
  71. sore throat
  72. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  73. sweating
  74. swelling
  75. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  76. tightness in the chest
  77. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  78. trouble with sleeping
  79. troubled breathing
  80. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  81. unusual bleeding or bruising
  82. unusual tiredness or weakness
  83. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  84. weakness
  85. weight gain
  86. wheezing


  1. Bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  2. dark urine
  3. pale skin
  4. rapid heart rate

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  3. change in consciousness
  4. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  5. cold, clammy skin
  6. disturbed color perception
  7. double vision
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. halos around lights
  10. headache, severe and throbbing
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. night blindness
  13. overbright appearance of lights
  14. paralysis
  15. sensation of spinning
  16. tunnel vision

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. back pain
  4. belching
  5. blemishes on the skin
  6. bloated
  7. breast pain
  8. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  9. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  10. change in color vision
  11. changes in vision
  12. cold sweats
  13. congestion
  14. constipation
  15. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  16. cough producing mucus
  17. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  18. difficulty seeing at night
  19. difficulty with moving
  20. discharge, excessive tearing
  21. double vision
  22. drooping upper eyelids
  23. dull ache or feeling of pressure or heaviness in the legs
  24. earache
  25. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  26. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  27. feeling of warmth
  28. feeling unusually cold
  29. frequent urge to defecate
  30. frozen shoulder
  31. full feeling
  32. hearing loss
  33. heartburn
  34. hyperventilation
  35. inability to have or keep an erection
  36. increased appetite
  37. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  38. increased sputum
  39. indigestion
  40. irritability
  41. itching skin near damaged veins
  42. lack or loss of strength
  43. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  44. muscle or bone pain
  45. muscle stiffness or weakness
  46. nightmares
  47. noisy breathing
  48. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  49. passing gas
  50. pimples
  51. poor concentration
  52. rash
  53. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  54. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  55. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  56. restlessness
  57. seeing double
  58. sensation of spinning
  59. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  60. sleeplessness
  61. small clicking, bubbling, or rattling sounds in the lung when listening with a stethoscope
  62. small lumps under the skin
  63. sore mouth or tongue
  64. stiff neck
  65. stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain
  66. stomach discomfort or upset
  67. straining while passing stool
  68. stuffy nose
  69. sudden sweating
  70. swollen feet and ankles
  71. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  72. tenderness in the stomach area
  73. terrifying dreams causing sleep disturbances
  74. tooth disorder
  75. trouble with swallowing
  76. unable to sleep
  77. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck
  78. voice changes
  79. weight loss
  80. white patches in the mouth, tongue, or 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.