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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. nausea
  6. sweating
  7. trouble breathing

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. hives, itching, or skin rash
  5. painful blisters on the trunk of body
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. tightness in the chest
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Fainting
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  3. 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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bladder pain
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest pain
  7. chills
  8. congestion
  9. cough
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. dry mouth
  12. dryness of the throat
  13. ear congestion
  14. fever
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. heartburn
  18. hoarseness
  19. indigestion
  20. loss of voice
  21. lower back or side pain
  22. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  23. runny or stuffy nose
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  27. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  28. voice changes

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. blurred vision
  3. bone pain
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. canker sores
  6. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  7. discouragement
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. increased hunger
  12. increased thirst
  13. increased urination
  14. irritability
  15. lack of appetite
  16. leg pain
  17. loss of interest or pleasure
  18. muscle pain
  19. nausea
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. sore mouth or tongue
  22. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  23. sweating
  24. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  25. tiredness
  26. trouble concentrating
  27. trouble sleeping
  28. unexplained weight loss
  29. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. change in vision
  3. diarrhea
  4. red skin

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.