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:

More common

  1. Allergy
  2. chest pain, discomfort, tightness, or heaviness
  3. dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  4. generalized swelling or swelling of the feet, ankles, or lower legs
  5. pain
  6. shortness of breath
  7. slow heartbeat
  8. weight gain

Less common

  1. Ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain
  2. anxiety
  3. arm, back, or jaw pain
  4. blood in the urine
  5. bloody, black or tarry stools
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. cold sweats
  9. coma
  10. confusion
  11. convulsions
  12. cool pale skin
  13. cough
  14. dark urine
  15. decreased appetite
  16. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  17. depression
  18. difficulty with breathing
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying position
  20. dry mouth
  21. fainting
  22. fast or irregular heartbeat
  23. fever
  24. flu-like symptoms
  25. flushed, dry skin
  26. fruit-like breath odor
  27. headache, sudden and severe
  28. inability to speak
  29. increased blood pressure
  30. increased hunger
  31. increased thirst
  32. increased urination
  33. itching
  34. joint stiffness or swelling
  35. large amount of cholesterol in the blood
  36. loss of appetite
  37. loss of consciousness
  38. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  39. mental depression
  40. muscle pain or cramps
  41. nervousness
  42. nightmares
  43. noisy, rattling breathing
  44. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  45. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  46. pounding in the ears
  47. pounding, slow heartbeat
  48. rapid breathing
  49. seizures
  50. shakiness
  51. slurred speech
  52. stomachache
  53. sweating
  54. swelling of the fingers or hands
  55. temporary blindness
  56. tenderness on the upper right side of the body
  57. trouble with breathing even at rest
  58. unexplained weight loss
  59. unusual bleeding or bruising
  60. weakness in the arm and/or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
  61. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  62. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  2. swollen or painful glands
  3. wheezing

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. diarrhea
  3. prickling or tingling sensation
  4. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. changes in vision
  6. cold hands and feet
  7. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  8. decreased tearing
  9. difficulty with moving
  10. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  11. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  12. headache
  13. inability to have or keep an erection
  14. increased sweating
  15. joint or muscle pain
  16. lack or loss of strength
  17. loose teeth
  18. loss of sexual ability, desire, or performance
  19. loss of strength or energy
  20. muscle aches, stiffness, or weakness
  21. nausea
  22. persistent breath odor or bad taste in your mouth
  23. redness and swelling of the gums
  24. sensation of spinning
  25. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  26. sore throat
  27. stuffy or runny nose
  28. sugar in the urine
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. unusual weak feeling
  31. vomiting
  32. weight loss

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.