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:

Less common

  1. Fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

Incidence not known

  1. Dizziness
  2. fainting

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. nausea
  6. sweating
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness
  8. 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. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. bloated
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  8. full feeling
  9. headache
  10. heartburn
  11. indigestion
  12. lack or loss of strength
  13. muscle pain or stiffness
  14. pain in the arms or legs
  15. pain in the joints
  16. passing gas
  17. sore throat
  18. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  19. upper abdominal or stomach pain

Less common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement
  2. rash

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.