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. Breathing problems
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. mood or mental changes
  4. muscle cramps in hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  5. muscle shaking
  6. problems with urination
  7. sores in throat
  8. stomach cramps or pain
  9. swelling of face, ankles or hands
  10. unusual heartbeats
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness

Symptoms of Overdose

  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. mood or mental changes
  3. muscle cramps
  4. problems with urination
  5. stomach pain or cramps
  6. trouble breathing
  7. unusual heartbeat

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. increased bowel movements
  3. nausea and vomiting

Less common

  1. Cloudy urine
  2. mouth irritation

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.