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:


  1. Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  2. severe mental changes

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. decreased ability to exercise
  3. dizziness
  4. fainting
  5. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  6. headache
  7. numbness or tingling in the arms or legs
  8. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  9. trembling or shaking of the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  10. trouble breathing
  11. trouble with thinking, speaking, or walking
  12. weakness

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. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. dry mouth
  4. false or unusual sense of well-being
  5. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  6. inability to have or keep an erection
  7. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  8. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  9. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  10. redness of the skin
  11. unpleasant taste

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.

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