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. Attempts at killing oneself
  2. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  3. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  4. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  5. severe mood or mental changes
  6. unusual behavior

Incidence not known

  1. Attack, assault, or force
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. cough or hoarseness
  9. diarrhea
  10. discouragement
  11. feeling sad or empty
  12. fever
  13. high fever
  14. irritability
  15. itching
  16. joint or muscle pain
  17. lack of appetite
  18. loss of interest or pleasure
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. mood or mental changes
  21. nervousness
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. pale skin
  24. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  25. red, irritated eyes
  26. shakiness and unsteady walk
  27. shortness of breath
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  30. swelling around the eyes
  31. swollen glands
  32. tiredness
  33. trouble with concentrating
  34. trouble with sleeping
  35. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  36. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  37. unusual bleeding or bruising
  38. unusual tiredness or weakness
  39. vision changes

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. difficult or troubled breathing
  3. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  4. loss of consciousness
  5. pale or blue lips, fingernails, 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in color vision
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty seeing at night
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. heartburn
  8. hiccups
  9. hives or welts
  10. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nausea or vomiting
  13. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  14. redness of the skin
  15. skin rash
  16. sleeplessness
  17. unable to sleep
  18. weight loss

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.