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. Difficult or labored breathing
  2. tightness in the chest

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. fainting
  7. fast or irregular heartbeat
  8. headache
  9. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. nervousness
  12. pounding in the ears
  13. slow or fast heartbeat
  14. sweating
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bruising
  3. coughing up blood
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. headache, sudden and severe
  6. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. nosebleeds
  10. paralysis
  11. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  12. rash
  13. red or black, tarry stools
  14. red or dark brown urine
  15. weakness

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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea


  1. Swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

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.