Side Effects

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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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Dizziness, feeling of faintness
  2. fainting
  3. heartbeat sensations
  4. shortness of breath
  5. unusual tiredness

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. fast or slow heartbeat, rapid weight gain, swelling of feet or lower legs
  3. lightheadedness
  4. rash and/or itching


  1. Enlargement of breasts in men
  2. fever
  3. mental depression
  4. nosebleeds or bleeding gums
  5. sore throat and fever
  6. yellow eyes or skin

Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)

  1. Anxious feeling
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. cool, pale skin
  6. drowsiness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. headache
  9. hunger (excessive)
  10. nausea
  11. nervousness
  12. shakiness
  13. unsteady walk
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Blurred vision
  2. constipation
  3. dry eyes, mouth, nose, or throat
  4. problems with urination

Less common

  1. Bloating or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. headache
  4. impotence
  5. loss of appetite
  6. muscle weakness
  7. nausea
  8. nervousness
  9. trouble in 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.