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 suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  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. muscle aches and pains
  53. muscle cramps
  54. nasal congestion
  55. nausea or vomiting
  56. nervousness
  57. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  58. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  59. pain, tension, and weakness upon walking that subsides during periods of rest
  60. partial or slight paralysis
  61. passing urine more often
  62. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  63. pounding in the ears
  64. runny nose
  65. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  66. shivering
  67. sneezing
  68. sore on the leg
  69. sore throat
  70. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  71. sweating
  72. swelling
  73. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  74. tightness in the chest
  75. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  76. trouble sleeping
  77. troubled breathing
  78. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  79. unusual bleeding or bruising
  80. unusual tiredness or weakness
  81. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  82. weakness
  83. weight gain

Rare

  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. small clicking, bubbling, or rattling sounds in the lung when listening with a stethoscope
  61. small lumps under the skin
  62. sore mouth or tongue
  63. stiff neck
  64. stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain
  65. stomach discomfort or upset
  66. straining while passing stool
  67. stuffy nose
  68. sudden sweating
  69. swollen feet and ankles
  70. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  71. tenderness in the stomach area
  72. terrifying dreams causing sleep disturbances
  73. tooth disorder
  74. trouble swallowing
  75. uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck
  76. voice changes
  77. weight loss
  78. 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.