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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. confusion
  5. convulsions
  6. decreased urine
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  9. dry mouth
  10. fainting
  11. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  12. frequent urge to urinate
  13. increased thirst
  14. irregular heartbeat
  15. loss of appetite
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. muscle pain or cramps
  18. nausea or vomiting
  19. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  20. shortness of breath
  21. sudden sweating
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common or rare

  1. Chills
  2. cold sweats


  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. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. difficulty breathing
  4. dizziness
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. loss of voice
  9. runny or stuffy nose
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. back pain
  4. belching
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. diarrhea
  7. heartburn
  8. hoarseness
  9. indigestion
  10. joint pain
  11. loss of appetite
  12. muscle aches and pains
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. rash
  15. shivering
  16. sweating
  17. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  18. tightness in the chest
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. trouble swallowing
  21. voice changes

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.