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. Chest pain
  2. dizziness
  3. headache, severe and throbbing
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bleeding, itching, pain, redness, scarring, or swelling at the incision
  3. chest tightness
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. darkening of the skin
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficult or trouble breathing
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. fainting
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. fever
  14. general tiredness and weakness
  15. hives, itching, or skin rash
  16. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  17. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  18. light-colored stools
  19. loss of appetite
  20. mental depression
  21. noisy breathing
  22. overactive reflexes
  23. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  24. poor coordination
  25. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  26. restlessness
  27. shivering
  28. sweating
  29. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  30. trembling or shaking
  31. twitching
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness
  33. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  34. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. drowsiness
  4. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  5. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  6. pinpoint pupils
  7. relaxed and calm
  8. sleepiness
  9. sweating
  10. 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. Back pain
  2. depression
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. headache
  5. mouth pain
  6. nausea
  7. sneezing
  8. stuffy or runny nose
  9. toothache
  10. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bloated
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  4. full feeling
  5. pain in the arms or legs
  6. passing gas

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.