Side Effects

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bloody stools
  5. constipation
  6. diarrhea
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. nausea
  10. pain or burning in the throat
  11. stomach discomfort, upset, burning, or pain
  12. vomiting
  13. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds


  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fainting or loss of consciousness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. fast or irregular breathing
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. redness of the skin
  9. skin rash, hives, welts, or itching skin
  10. tightness in the chest
  11. trouble breathing
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

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.