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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. nervousness
  5. pounding in the ears
  6. slow or fast heartbeat


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  6. chest tightness or heaviness
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  10. frequent urge to urinate
  11. increased erection
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nausea and vomiting
  14. pain in the groin or genitals
  15. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  16. rapid weight gain
  17. sharp back pain just below the ribs
  18. sweating
  19. tingling of the hands or feet
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  2. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  3. seeing floating spots before the eyes, veil, or curtain appearing across part of vision
  4. sudden decrease or loss of hearing

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. Feeling of warmth
  2. fever
  3. muscle aches
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  5. sore throat
  6. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. body aches or pain
  4. change in color vision
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. cough producing mucus
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. ear congestion
  12. heartburn
  13. indigestion
  14. joint pain
  15. loss of appetite
  16. loss of voice
  17. muscle pain or stiffness
  18. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  19. rash
  20. shivering
  21. sneezing
  22. sweating
  23. trouble sleeping


  1. Anxiety
  2. bloody nose
  3. bone pain
  4. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. depression
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. increased hunger
  10. itching skin
  11. muscle aching or cramping
  12. muscle spasms
  13. nightmares
  14. seizures
  15. sensation of spinning
  16. shakiness
  17. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  18. slurred speech
  19. swollen joints
  20. tenderness in the stomach area

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.