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:

Less common

  1. Difficulty breathing
  2. fast heartbeat
  3. itching


  1. Chest pain
  2. fainting or light-headedness when getting up from a lying or a sitting position
  3. swelling of gums or tongue

Symptoms of Overdose

  1. Blurring or loss of vision
  2. chest pain
  3. cold, clammy skin
  4. diarrhea, continuous and severe
  5. disturbed color vision
  6. dizziness, faintness, or light-headedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. fast, pounding, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  9. fast, weak pulse
  10. headache
  11. mental confusion
  12. nausea
  13. pounding in ears
  14. shaking or trembling of hands or feet
  15. shortness of breath
  16. stomach cramps or pain
  17. sweating
  18. tearing of the eyes

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. cough
  5. cracks in skin
  6. difficult, burning , or painful urination
  7. dizziness
  8. dry or itching eyes
  9. earache
  10. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  11. itching of vagina, genital, or other skin area
  12. lower back pain
  13. redness or pain in eye
  14. ringing or buzzing in the ears
  15. scaling of skin
  16. shortness of breath
  17. skin rash
  18. soreness or redness of skin
  19. sores, ulcers, or white spots on tongue, lips, or inside of mouth
  20. stiffness of muscles
  21. swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  22. swelling on side of face and jaw, with or without pain
  23. tense muscles

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. Excessive sweating
  2. nausea
  3. runny or stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. belching
  3. bloating or swelling of face, hands, feet, or lower legs
  4. bloody nose
  5. bone or joint pain
  6. burning, dry, or itching feeling in eye
  7. change in vision
  8. chills
  9. constipation
  10. cough, mucus-producing
  11. decreased touch sensation
  12. depression
  13. diarrhea
  14. dry mouth
  15. eye pain
  16. feelings of warmth in face, neck, arms, and occasionally, chest
  17. fever
  18. heartburn
  19. hiccups
  20. injury
  21. itching
  22. leg cramps
  23. loss of appetite
  24. migraine headache
  25. mood or mental changes
  26. muscle aches, pain, or stiffness
  27. pain and swelling of eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eye
  28. pain on side of face and jaw
  29. pain, swelling, or redness of joints
  30. postoperative pain
  31. rapid weight gain
  32. shortness of breath
  33. skin disorder
  34. tightness in chest
  35. tooth disorders or pain
  36. trembling or shaking of hands or feet
  37. trouble in sleeping
  38. unusual bleeding or bruising
  39. unusual tiredness or weakness
  40. vomiting
  41. watering of mouth
  42. weight loss


  1. Abnormal crying
  2. deep, dark, purple bruise
  3. swelling or puffiness of face
  4. temperature sensation changes

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.