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. Bleeding from the gums or nose
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. bone or muscle pain
  5. discouragement
  6. dizziness
  7. enlarged prostate
  8. eye pain
  9. feeling sad or empty
  10. headache
  11. irritability
  12. lack of appetite
  13. loss of interest or pleasure
  14. nervousness
  15. painful or difficult urination
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. ringing in the ears
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. stomach pain
  20. tingling of the hands or feet
  21. trouble concentrating
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. unusual weight gain or loss


  1. Changes in behavior
  2. thoughts of killing oneself

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. confusion
  3. difficulty breathing
  4. difficulty in speaking
  5. double vision
  6. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  7. inability to speak
  8. nausea
  9. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  10. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  11. severe, sudden headache
  12. slow or slurred speech
  13. sudden loss of coordination
  14. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  15. sweating
  16. vision changes
  17. vomiting

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. inability to speak
  3. seizures
  4. severe or sudden headache
  5. slurred speech
  6. temporary blindness
  7. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

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. bloated, full feeling
  3. diarrhea
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. runny or stuffy nose
  8. sore throat
  9. stomach discomfort or upset

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.