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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Swelling of feet or lower legs

Less common or rare

  1. Chest pain
  2. shortness of breath

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. Diarrhea or increase in bowel movements
  2. dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  3. sexual problems in males
  4. slow heartbeat
  5. stuffy nose
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common or rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. drooping eyelids
  3. dryness of mouth
  4. headache
  5. loss of hair on scalp
  6. muscle pain or tremors
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. nighttime urination
  9. skin rash

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.