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. Blurred vision
  2. fever
  3. nervousness
  4. pounding in the ears
  5. slow or fast heartbeat


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. fainting
  7. irregular heartbeat
  8. nausea
  9. shortness of breath
  10. skin rash, hives, and itching
  11. sweating

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. headache
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness
  7. vomiting

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. dizziness
  3. drowsiness
  4. fear
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  8. sour stomach
  9. trouble with sleeping
  10. unusual taste in the mouth

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.