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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. nausea
  6. palpitations
  7. shortness of breath
  8. sweating
  9. swelling of the legs

Less common

  1. Shakiness
  2. swelling


  1. Blurred vision
  2. cold hands and feet
  3. cold sweats
  4. confusion
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. difficulty swallowing
  7. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  8. extra heartbeat
  9. fever or chills
  10. hives
  11. increase in frequency of urination
  12. itching
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. skin rash
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. wheezing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Sleepiness
  2. slurred speech

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. Feeling of warmth
  2. headache
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. dry mouth
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. joint pain
  9. muscle aching or cramping
  10. muscle pains or stiffness
  11. rash
  12. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  13. swollen joints


  1. Changes in vision
  2. constipation
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. discouragement
  7. fear or nervousness
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. feeling sad or empty
  10. hearing loss
  11. inability to have or keep an erection
  12. increase in body movements
  13. irritability
  14. lack of appetite
  15. loss of interest or pleasure
  16. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  17. nervousness
  18. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  19. runny nose
  20. sensation of spinning
  21. sneezing
  22. sore throat
  23. stuffy nose
  24. trouble concentrating
  25. trouble sleeping

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.