Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. bloody or black, tarry stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. changes in vision, especially night blindness
  7. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  8. chills
  9. coma
  10. confusion
  11. constipation
  12. cough
  13. cracks in the skin
  14. dark urine
  15. decreased urine output
  16. depression
  17. difficulty in speaking
  18. difficulty swallowing
  19. dilated neck veins
  20. dizziness
  21. double vision
  22. fast heartbeat
  23. fever
  24. glare or snowy image caused by bright light
  25. headache
  26. heartburn
  27. hives, itching, skin rash
  28. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  29. inability to speak
  30. indigestion
  31. irritability
  32. joint or muscle pain
  33. lethargy
  34. loss of appetite
  35. loss of heat from the body
  36. muscle twitching
  37. nausea or vomiting
  38. numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
  39. nervousness
  40. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  41. painful or difficult urination
  42. pale skin
  43. pounding in the ears
  44. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  45. red, swollen skin
  46. red irritated eyes
  47. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  48. scaly skin
  49. seizures
  50. slow or fast heartbeat
  51. slow speech
  52. sore throat
  53. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  54. stiff neck or back
  55. stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  56. stupor
  57. sweating
  58. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  59. swollen glands
  60. trouble breathing
  61. unusual bleeding or bruising
  62. unusual tiredness or weakness
  63. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  64. weakness or heaviness of legs
  65. weight gain

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. Trouble sleeping


  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. stomach discomfort or upset

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.