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:

Rare

  1. Dizziness
  2. headache
  3. numbness or tingling in the arms or legs
  4. trouble thinking, speaking, or walking
  5. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  2. confusion
  3. continuing or severe abdominal or stomach pain
  4. continuing or severe nausea and vomiting
  5. increased frequency of urination
  6. lower back or side pain
  7. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  8. stroke
  9. sweating
  10. trouble breathing
  11. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change or loss of consciousness
  3. cold clammy skin
  4. confusion as to time, place, or person
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. hallucinations
  8. headache
  9. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  10. nausea
  11. nervousness
  12. numbness, tingling, pain, and bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  13. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  14. pounding in the ears
  15. seizures
  16. severe sleepiness
  17. slow or fast heartbeat
  18. stomach pain
  19. sweating
  20. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. vomiting

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. Burning or tingling sensation, dryness, soreness, or pain in the nose

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.