Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  6. fainting
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. painful or prolonged erection of the penis

Incidence not known

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. nausea
  6. shortness of breath
  7. sweating
  8. swelling

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. Dizziness

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. body aches or pain
  5. congestion
  6. cough
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  9. difficulty breathing
  10. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  11. dryness or soreness of the throat
  12. ear congestion
  13. fever
  14. headache
  15. heartburn
  16. hoarseness
  17. inability to have or keep an erection
  18. indigestion
  19. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  20. loss of voice
  21. nasal congestion
  22. pain
  23. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  27. stuffy or runny nose
  28. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  29. tightness in the chest
  30. trouble with swallowing
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. voice changes
  33. wheezing


  1. Rash

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. hives or welts
  4. itching skin
  5. redness of the skin
  6. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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.