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:

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. difficulty breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. fever
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. headache
  13. loss of appetite
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. mouth or throat pain
  16. nausea
  17. nervousness
  18. pale skin
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. rapid weight gain
  21. slow or fast heartbeat
  22. stomach pain
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. troubled breathing with exertion
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. unusual weight gain or loss

Rare

  1. Breakdown or tearing of the skin
  2. chills
  3. irregular heartbeat, recurrent
  4. irritation, itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  5. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. blurred vision
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. darkening of the skin
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. drowsiness
  10. headache, severe and throbbing
  11. hives, skin rash
  12. irregular, fast, slow, or shallow breathing
  13. mental depression
  14. overactive reflexes
  15. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  16. pinpoint pupils
  17. poor coordination
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. relaxed and calm feeling
  20. restlessness
  21. shivering
  22. sleepiness
  23. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  24. trembling or shaking
  25. twitching
  26. vomiting

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. Back pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement
  5. hoarseness
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. runny nose
  8. sneezing
  9. stuffy nose
  10. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. back pain
  3. bruise
  4. decreased appetite
  5. fall
  6. feeling of warmth or heat
  7. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  8. itching, skin rash
  9. muscle aches or spams
  10. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  11. sore throat

Rare

  1. Lack or loss of strength
  2. muscle or bone pain
  3. neck pain
  4. stomach discomfort
  5. toothache

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.