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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. chest discomfort or pain
  3. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  4. jaw, neck, or throat pain

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. belching
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. feeling hot
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. muscle tightness
  11. nausea
  12. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  13. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  15. sudden sweating

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.