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:

Less common

  1. Excess of cholesterol in the blood
  2. excess of triglycerides in the blood

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chest tightness or heaviness
  5. confusion
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. fast or irregular heartbeat
  9. headache
  10. irregular heartbeat
  11. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  12. nausea
  13. nervousness
  14. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  15. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  16. rash
  17. shortness of breath
  18. sweating
  19. vomiting
  20. weakness or heaviness of the legs

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:

Less common

  1. Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  2. breast pain
  3. chills
  4. cloudy urine
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. fever
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. joint pain
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle aches and pains
  12. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.