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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fever
  8. rapid weight gain
  9. sweating
  10. tightness in the chest
  11. tingling of the hands or feet
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
  2. chest discomfort
  3. cough
  4. decreased urine output
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dilated neck veins
  7. dizziness
  8. extreme tiredness or weakness
  9. fainting
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. hives, itching, or skin rash
  12. irregular breathing
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. nausea
  16. no blood pressure or pulse
  17. pain in the shoulders, arms, jaw, or neck
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. stopping of the heart
  20. unconsciousness
  21. unresponsiveness
  22. vomiting
  23. weight gain

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. Back pain
  2. headache
  3. muscle spasms
  4. stomach pain

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.