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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. headache
  4. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  5. nervousness
  6. pounding in the ears
  7. slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. confusion
  3. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  4. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  5. dizziness, fainting, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. increased sweating
  7. itching of the skin
  8. numbness and tingling of the face, fingers, or toes
  9. pain in the arms legs, or lower back, especially in the calves or heels upon exertion
  10. pale, bluish-colored, cold hands or feet
  11. pale skin
  12. swelling in the legs and ankles
  13. weak or absent pulses in the legs

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety

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.