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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. anxiety
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. blurred or double vision
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. confusion about identity, place, and time
  8. convulsions
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. dark urine
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. dry mouth
  13. fainting
  14. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  15. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  16. inability to speak
  17. irritability
  18. light-colored stools
  19. lightheadedness
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of bladder control
  22. muscle spasms or jerking of all extremities
  23. nausea
  24. nightmares
  25. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  26. painful or difficult urination
  27. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  28. pounding in the ears
  29. rash
  30. restlessness
  31. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  32. shakiness and unsteady walk
  33. slow speech
  34. sore throat and fever
  35. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  36. stiffness of the limbs
  37. sudden loss of consciousness
  38. sweating
  39. swelling
  40. swollen glands
  41. talking, feeling, and acting with excitement
  42. trouble sleeping
  43. twisting body movements
  44. unsteadiness, trembling, or problems with muscle control or coordination
  45. unusual bleeding or bruising
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. vomiting
  48. yellow eyes and skin

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils (black part of the eye)
  3. bloating
  4. constipation
  5. decrease in the frequency of urination
  6. decrease in urine volume
  7. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  10. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  13. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  14. increased sensitivity of the eyes to light
  15. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  16. painful urination
  17. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  18. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  19. unexpected or excess milk flow from breasts in females

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.