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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  7. weight gain

Less common

  1. Pain or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury
  2. pale skin
  3. troubled breathing with exertion
  4. unusual bleeding or bruising
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. decreased appetite
  8. depression
  9. diarrhea
  10. dizziness
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. fast, shallow breathing
  13. general feeling of discomfort
  14. headache
  15. increased hunger
  16. loss of consciousness
  17. muscle pain or cramping
  18. nausea
  19. nightmares
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness
  22. sleepiness
  23. slurred speech
  24. stomach discomfort

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. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. ear congestion
  4. fever
  5. loss of voice
  6. runny or stuffy nose
  7. sneezing
  8. sore throat

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.