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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chest tightness
  4. congestion
  5. cough
  6. dryness or soreness of the throat
  7. fever
  8. hoarseness
  9. not breathing
  10. runny nose
  11. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  12. trouble breathing
  13. trouble swallowing
  14. voice changes

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. dizziness
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. headache
  6. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  7. nervousness
  8. pounding in the ears
  9. slow or irregular heartbeat
  10. unusual tiredness


  1. Dark urine
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. feeling of warmth or heat
  4. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  5. general tiredness and weakness
  6. joint pain
  7. light-colored stools
  8. muscle aching or cramping
  9. muscle pains or stiffness
  10. nausea and vomiting
  11. noisy breathing
  12. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  13. sweating
  14. swollen joints
  15. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  16. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. decreased urine
  3. dry mouth
  4. increased thirst
  5. loss of appetite
  6. no blood pressure or pulse
  7. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  8. seizures
  9. stomach pain
  10. stopping of heart
  11. unconsciousness
  12. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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:

Less common

  1. Increased watering of the mouth
  2. redness of the white part of the eyes or inside of the eyelids


  1. Anxiety
  2. irritability
  3. itching skin
  4. restlessness
  5. shaking
  6. trouble sleeping

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.