Side Effects

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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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. nausea
  6. shortness of breath
  7. sweating

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. hives, itching, or skin rash
  5. painful blisters on the trunk of body
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. tightness in the chest
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness
  9. wheezing


  1. Fainting
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

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. bladder pain
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest pain
  7. chills
  8. congestion
  9. cough
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. dry mouth
  13. dryness of the throat
  14. ear congestion
  15. fever
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. headache
  18. heartburn
  19. hoarseness
  20. indigestion
  21. loss of voice
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  24. runny or stuffy nose
  25. sneezing
  26. sore throat
  27. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  28. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  29. trouble with swallowing
  30. troubled breathing
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. voice changes

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloody nose
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. canker sores
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. discouragement
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. increased hunger
  12. increased thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. irritability
  15. lack of appetite
  16. large amount of cholesterol in the blood
  17. leg pain
  18. loss of interest or pleasure
  19. muscle pain
  20. nausea
  21. painful or difficult urination
  22. skeletal pain
  23. sore mouth or tongue
  24. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  25. sweating
  26. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  27. tiredness
  28. trouble concentrating
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. troubled breathing
  31. unexplained weight loss
  32. vomiting
  33. white patches in the mouth and/or on the tongue

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. change in vision
  3. diarrhea
  4. red skin

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.