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:


  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  6. fainting
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. painful or prolonged erection of the penis

Incidence not known

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloody urine
  5. chest discomfort, tightness, or heaviness
  6. clay-colored stools
  7. dark urine
  8. diarrhea
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. hives, welts, itching, skin rash
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  13. loss of appetite
  14. nausea
  15. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  16. stomach pain
  17. sweating
  18. swelling
  19. unpleasant breath odor
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. vomiting of blood
  23. yellow eyes or skin

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. Belching
  2. body aches or pain
  3. congestion
  4. cough
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  7. difficulty breathing
  8. difficulty having a bowel movement
  9. dryness or soreness of the throat
  10. ear congestion
  11. heartburn
  12. hoarseness
  13. inability to have or keep an erection
  14. indigestion
  15. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  16. loss of voice
  17. nasal congestion
  18. pain
  19. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. stomach discomfort or upset
  23. stuffy or runny nose
  24. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. trouble with swallowing
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Feeling of warmth
  2. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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.