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:

Less common

  1. Frequent urination of small amounts of urine in the daytime
  2. headache, severe and throbbing


  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. confusion
  3. difficulty in speaking
  4. double vision
  5. headache
  6. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  7. inability to speak
  8. nausea
  9. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  10. slow speech
  11. sweating
  12. thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  13. troubled breathing
  14. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hives or welts, itching, skin rash
  2. redness of the skin
  3. swelling of the face
  4. tightness in the chest

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. Diarrhea
  2. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Abnormal stomach or bowel sounds
  2. bloated or full feeling
  3. decreased appetite
  4. dizziness
  5. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  6. passing gas
  7. stomach distension
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

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.