Side Effects

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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. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  3. shortness of breath
  4. slow or irregular heartbeat
  5. unusual tiredness

Less common

  1. Cold arms, legs, hands, or feet
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. fast, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  4. swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  5. tightness in the chest
  6. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. convulsions (seizures)
  8. cool, pale skin
  9. decreased urine output
  10. depression
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  12. extreme fatigue
  13. headache
  14. increased hunger
  15. irregular breathing
  16. loss of consciousness
  17. nervousness
  18. nightmares
  19. noisy breathing
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. sweating
  23. troubled breathing
  24. weight gain
  25. 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:

More common

  1. Joint pain
  2. nausea

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. body aches or pain
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. congestion
  6. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty in moving
  9. dryness or soreness of throat
  10. fever
  11. heartburn
  12. hoarseness
  13. inability to have or keep an erection
  14. indigestion
  15. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  16. muscle pain or stiffness
  17. rash
  18. runny nose
  19. sleeplessness
  20. sneezing
  21. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  22. stuffy nose
  23. tender, swollen glands in neck
  24. trouble in swallowing
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unable to sleep
  27. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness
  28. unusual or strange dreams
  29. voice changes


  1. Discouragement
  2. feeling sad or empty
  3. irritability
  4. lack of appetite
  5. loss of interest or pleasure
  6. tiredness
  7. trouble concentrating

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.