Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blood in the urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. cough with mucus
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. dizziness
  9. fever or chills
  10. loss of bladder or bowel control
  11. nervousness
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. pounding in the ears
  14. slow or fast heartbeat
  15. sore throat
  16. tingling of the hands or feet
  17. unable to move the legs
  18. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. confusion or excitement
  3. depression
  4. fainting
  5. falling
  6. lightheadedness
  7. loss of memory
  8. memory or attention span problems
  9. nightmares or vivid dreams
  10. rapid, shallow breathing


  1. Seizures

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. Body aches or pain
  2. bone pain
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. dry throat
  8. ear congestion
  9. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  10. feeling of warmth
  11. hoarseness
  12. joint pain
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss of voice
  15. muscle pain, stiffness, or weakness
  16. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  17. redness of the face, neck, arms, and upper chest
  18. sensation of spinning
  19. stuffy or runny nose
  20. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. trouble with swallowing
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. dry skin
  3. frequent urination
  4. itching skin
  5. pale-colored urine

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.