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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Skin rash
  2. unusual tiredness or weakness

Signs and symptoms of overdose

  1. Bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms of hands
  2. dizziness (extreme) or fainting
  3. feeling of extreme pressure in head
  4. shortness of breath
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness
  6. weak and fast heartbeat

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 or lightheadedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  2. fast pulse
  3. flushing of face and neck
  4. headache (mild)
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. restlessness

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.