Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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. Dizziness
  2. swelling


  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cold sweats
  8. coma
  9. confusion
  10. convulsions
  11. cough
  12. decreased urination
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  17. dry mouth
  18. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  19. fever
  20. flushed, dry skin
  21. frequent urge to urinate
  22. fruit-like breath odor
  23. head congestion
  24. hoarseness or other voice changes
  25. increased hunger
  26. increased sweating
  27. increased thirst
  28. lightheadedness
  29. loss of appetite
  30. loss of consciousness
  31. lower back or side pain
  32. muscle aches and pains
  33. nausea or vomiting
  34. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  35. shivering
  36. sneezing
  37. sore throat
  38. stuffy or runny nose
  39. sweating
  40. tightness in the chest
  41. trouble sleeping
  42. unexplained weight loss
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. muscle spasms
  7. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain


  1. Bleeding after defecation
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  4. change in taste
  5. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  6. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  7. decreased weight
  8. depression
  9. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  10. difficulty moving
  11. fear or nervousness
  12. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  13. hearing loss
  14. inability to have or keep an erection
  15. increased appetite
  16. itching skin
  17. lack or loss of strength
  18. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  19. loss of taste
  20. muscle weakness
  21. neck pain
  22. pain in the arms or legs
  23. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  24. rash
  25. sensation of spinning
  26. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  27. sleeplessness
  28. sneezing
  29. swelling of the joints
  30. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  31. tenderness in the stomach area
  32. toothache
  33. trouble swallowing
  34. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  35. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  36. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  37. voice changes
  38. weight loss

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.