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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Chest discomfort
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. lightheadedness or dizziness
  4. throat, neck, or jaw discomfort
  5. tightness in the chest

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fainting
  5. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  6. sweating
  7. troubled breathing
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  2. headache
  3. nervousness
  4. pounding in the ears

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. Diarrhea
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. indigestion
  4. loss of appetite
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. passing of gas
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  8. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort


  1. Area of decreased vision
  2. cough
  3. discomfort in the back, ears, or tongue
  4. drowsiness
  5. dry mouth
  6. metallic taste
  7. mood changes
  8. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  9. stuffy nose
  10. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

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.