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:

More common

  1. Lightheadedness

Less common

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. confusion
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fainting
  8. fast or irregular heartbeat
  9. nausea
  10. sweating
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  2. dark urine
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. pale skin
  7. rapid heart rate
  8. sore throat
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. hives or rash
  5. itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  3. change in consciousness
  4. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  5. cold, clammy skin
  6. disturbed color perception
  7. double vision
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. halos around lights
  10. headache, severe and throbbing
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. night blindness
  13. overbright appearance of lights
  14. paralysis
  15. sensation of spinning
  16. tunnel vision

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:


  1. Burning, itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or soreness at the application site

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.