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:


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. chills
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. dizziness
  8. fainting
  9. fast or irregular heartbeat
  10. fever
  11. joint pain
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. lightheadedness
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. nausea
  16. nosebleeds
  17. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  18. painful or difficult urination
  19. shortness of breath
  20. sweating
  21. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  22. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bloody urine
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased urine output
  9. difficult or troubled breathing
  10. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  11. headache
  12. hives or welts
  13. increased blood pressure
  14. increased thirst
  15. itching
  16. light-colored stools
  17. loss of appetite
  18. muscle pain or cramps
  19. nervousness
  20. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  21. pale skin
  22. redness of the skin
  23. skin rash
  24. sore throat
  25. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  26. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  30. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  31. weight gain
  32. yellow eyes or skin

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:

Less common

  1. Ear congestion or pain
  2. head congestion
  3. runny or stuffy nose
  4. sneezing

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.