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:


  1. Coma
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. decreased urine output
  5. dizziness
  6. fast or irregular heartbeat
  7. headache
  8. increased thirst
  9. muscle pain or cramps
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. shortness of breath
  12. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  13. 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. Constipation
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. diarrhea
  4. dry mouth
  5. ejaculation delay
  6. gas in the stomach
  7. heartburn
  8. inability to have or keep an erection
  9. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  10. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  11. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Bloated or full feeling
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. decreased appetite
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  7. fever
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. increased sweating
  10. joint pain
  11. muscle aches and pains
  12. not able to have an orgasm
  13. pain in the neck or shoulders
  14. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  15. passing gas
  16. runny nose
  17. shivering
  18. sneezing
  19. sore throat
  20. stuffy nose
  21. tightness of the chest
  22. tooth problems
  23. trouble breathing
  24. unusual dreams
  25. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness
  26. yawning

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.