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:

More common

  1. Cough or hoarseness
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. fever or chills
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. pain
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. redness, itching, or tingling of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. cramping pain or stiffness
  4. difficulty moving
  5. dry mouth
  6. dry skin
  7. fruit-like breath odor
  8. increased hunger
  9. increased thirst
  10. increased urination
  11. joint pain
  12. muscle aches, weakness, tenderness, or pain
  13. nausea
  14. swollen joints
  15. unexplained weight loss
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting


  1. Dark-colored urine
  2. muscle cramps, pain, spasm, or stiffness

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
  2. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  3. headache
  4. itching skin
  5. loss of appetite
  6. nausea
  7. rash
  8. runny nose
  9. shivering
  10. shortness of breath
  11. sore throat
  12. sweating
  13. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. stomach discomfort or upset

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.