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:


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. dizziness
  9. fainting
  10. fever with or without chills
  11. headache
  12. itching or rash
  13. light-colored stools
  14. loss of appetite
  15. nausea and vomiting
  16. painful or difficult urination
  17. shakiness and unsteady walk
  18. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  19. slurred speech
  20. sore throat
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  22. swelling
  23. swollen glands
  24. trouble breathing
  25. unpleasant breath odor
  26. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting of blood
  30. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Being forgetful
  2. confusion about identity, place, and time
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  5. false or unusual sense of well-being
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. hallucinations
  8. loss of bladder control
  9. loss of memory
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. nightmares
  12. pale skin
  13. problems with memory
  14. severe sleepiness
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in consciousness
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. drowsiness
  6. loss of consciousness
  7. loss of strength or energy
  8. muscle pain or weakness
  9. sweating
  10. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  11. unusual weak feeling

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:


  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. inability to have or keep an erection
  4. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  5. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  7. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  8. sensation of spinning

Incidence not known

  1. Double vision
  2. menstrual changes
  3. seeing double

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.