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. Cracks in the skin
  2. loss of heat from the body
  3. red, swollen skin
  4. scaly skin
  5. skin rash

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. dizziness
  3. fainting
  4. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  5. increase in urine volume
  6. lightheadedness
  7. persistent vomiting
  8. pounding or rapid pulse
  9. seizures
  10. shakiness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. confusion about identity, place, and time
  5. dark-colored urine
  6. decrease in frequency of urination
  7. decreased urine
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. dry mouth
  12. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  13. fever
  14. increased thirst
  15. irregular heartbeat
  16. loss of appetite
  17. mood changes
  18. muscle cramps or spasms
  19. muscle pain or stiffness
  20. nausea or vomiting
  21. nervousness
  22. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  23. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  24. painful urination
  25. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  26. shortness of breath
  27. sweating
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Headache
  2. irritability
  3. restlessness
  4. sleeplessness
  5. trouble sleeping
  6. unable to sleep

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.