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. Burning, itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or soreness at the application site
  2. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision or other changes in vision
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. dizziness
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. headache
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. nervousness
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  12. slow or fast heartbeat

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion
  2. convulsions
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. nausea
  5. sweating
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness
  7. vomiting

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. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. dreaming abnormal
  6. dry mouth
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. loss of appetite
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. pain in the joints
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. sleeplessness
  15. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. unable to sleep
  18. weight loss

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.