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. Chest pain
  2. heaviness, tightness, or pressure in the chest and/or neck
  3. pounding heartbeat
  4. sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling
  5. shortness of breath

Less common

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. increased heartbeat
  3. irregular heartbeat
  4. pain, tightness, or pressure in the neck, jaw, or throat
  5. slow heartbeat

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. Dizziness
  2. dry mouth
  3. hot flashes
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. anxiety
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. depression
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dry eyes
  11. eye irritation
  12. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  13. gas
  14. headache
  15. heartburn
  16. heat sensitivity
  17. inability to sleep
  18. increased sweating
  19. increased thirst
  20. irritability
  21. itching of the skin
  22. muscle or joint stiffness, tightness, or rigidity
  23. muscle pain or spasms
  24. ringing or buzzing in the ears
  25. sudden, large increase in the frequency or quantity of urine
  26. trembling of the hands or feet
  27. unusual feeling of well-being
  28. warm or cold sensations

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.