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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fainting
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. nausea
  7. sweating

Rare

  1. Agitation
  2. blurred vision
  3. coma
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. decreased urine output
  7. depression
  8. difficulty breathing
  9. dilated neck veins
  10. dizziness
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. extreme fatigue
  13. fainting
  14. feeling of warmth
  15. headache
  16. hostility
  17. irregular breathing
  18. irritability
  19. lethargy
  20. muscle twitching
  21. noisy breathing
  22. rapid weight gain
  23. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  24. seizures
  25. severe or sudden headache
  26. stupor
  27. sudden loss of coordination
  28. sudden slurring of speech
  29. swelling of the face, hands, fingers, lower legs, ankles, or feet
  30. vomiting

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. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", tingling feeling
  3. change in taste
  4. diarrhea
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. itching or skin rash
  7. sensation of spinning

Rare

  1. Acidic or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. dry mouth
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hearing loss
  9. heartburn
  10. hives or welts
  11. hyperventilation
  12. indigestion
  13. restlessness
  14. severe sleepiness
  15. shaking
  16. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  17. transient, mild, pleasant aromatic odor

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.