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:

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. cloudy urine
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. bloody urine
  3. chest discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. decreased blood pressure
  6. decreased or increased frequency or amount of urine
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular breathing
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. loss of appetite
  12. low blood pressure
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. nausea
  15. paleness or cold feeling in the fingertips and toes
  16. sweating
  17. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  18. tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold temperatures
  19. troubled breathing
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. vomiting
  22. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  8. high fever
  9. painful or difficult urination
  10. pale skin
  11. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  12. sore throat
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. swollen glands
  15. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Change in taste
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. itching skin
  4. loss of taste
  5. rash
  6. 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.