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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. difficult breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. nervousness
  9. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  10. sweating
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Less common

  1. Bloody urine
  2. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  3. increased thirst
  4. loss of appetite
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  7. weight gain


  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

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. Cough
  2. dizziness

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.