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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. decreased hearing
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  8. hearing loss
  9. itching skin or rash
  10. rapid weight gain
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. tingling of the hands or feet
  13. unusual weight gain or loss


  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black or red, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in vomit
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. bloody stools
  7. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. coughing up blood
  11. dark urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  14. difficulty with swallowing
  15. dizziness
  16. dry mouth
  17. fever with or without chills
  18. frequent urge to urinate
  19. general body swelling
  20. greatly decreased frequency or amount of urine
  21. hoarseness
  22. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  23. increased thirst
  24. indigestion
  25. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  26. loss of appetite
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. nausea
  29. nosebleeds
  30. not able to pass urine
  31. pale skin
  32. paralysis
  33. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  34. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  35. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  36. red or dark brown urine
  37. redness of the skin
  38. severe or continuing stomach pain
  39. sore throat
  40. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  41. stomach upset
  42. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  43. swelling of the hands, legs, and feet
  44. swollen or painful glands
  45. tenderness in the stomach area
  46. troubled breathing
  47. unpleasant breath odor
  48. unusual bleeding or bruising
  49. unusual tiredness or weakness
  50. vomiting
  51. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  52. yellow eyes or skin

Symptom of overdose

  1. Dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  3. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. rapid, deep breathing
  5. restlessness
  6. shakiness and unsteady walk
  7. stomach cramps
  8. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

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. constipation
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  8. stomach discomfort

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. ear congestion
  4. increased sweating
  5. loss of voice
  6. mood or mental changes
  7. muscle aches
  8. sneezing
  9. stuffy or runny nose
  10. tremor


  1. General feeling of discomfort or illness
  2. trouble sleeping