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:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain
  3. dizziness
  4. headache
  5. nervousness
  6. pounding in the ears
  7. slow or fast heartbeat

Less common

  1. Convulsions
  2. cough or hoarseness
  3. fever or chills
  4. loss of bladder control
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  7. painful or difficult urination
  8. sudden loss of consciousness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. confusion
  3. decreased urine output
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. dilated neck veins
  7. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  8. extreme fatigue
  9. fainting
  10. irregular breathing
  11. irregular heartbeats
  12. joint pain
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. low bone turnover
  15. mood or mental changes
  16. muscle aching or cramping
  17. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  18. muscle pains or stiffness
  19. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  20. sweating
  21. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  22. swollen joints
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. tremor
  25. troubled breathing
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. weight gain

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. Diarrhea
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. loss of appetite
  4. nausea
  5. vomiting
  6. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Hives or welts, itching, rash
  2. redness of the skin

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.