Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Blurred vision
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficulty in breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. dry mouth
  9. ear congestion
  10. fever
  11. flushed, dry skin
  12. fruit-like breath odor
  13. headache
  14. increased hunger
  15. increased thirst
  16. increased urination
  17. loss of voice
  18. nausea
  19. nervousness
  20. pounding in the ears
  21. runny or stuffy nose
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. stomach pain
  26. sweating
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. unexplained weight loss
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. vomiting


  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. decreased urination
  3. fainting
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. pain in the lower abdomen, groin, upper back, or sides
  6. rapid weight gain
  7. tingling of the hands or feet
  8. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals

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. diarrhea
  3. fever
  4. heartburn
  5. mouth or throat pain
  6. muscle aches


  1. Belching
  2. indigestion
  3. loss of appetite
  4. stomach discomfort or upset
  5. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Hoarseness
  2. voice changes

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.