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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Agitation
  2. back pain
  3. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. confusion as to time, place, or person
  8. cough
  9. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depression
  12. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  13. dilated neck veins
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  15. drowsiness
  16. extreme fatigue
  17. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  18. fever
  19. hallucinations
  20. headache
  21. hoarseness
  22. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  23. hostility
  24. increased sweating
  25. irritability
  26. loss of consciousness
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. mood or mental changes
  29. muscle twitching
  30. nausea
  31. nervousness
  32. painful or difficult urination
  33. pale skin
  34. pounding in the ears
  35. rapid shallow breathing
  36. rapid weight gain
  37. seizures
  38. slow or fast heartbeat
  39. stiff neck
  40. swelling of the face, arms, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  41. trembling and shaking of hands
  42. troubled breathing at rest
  43. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  44. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  45. vomiting
  46. weight gain

Less common

  1. Change in the amount of urine
  2. cloudy urine
  3. headache, sudden or severe
  4. stomach pain

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. Anxiety
  2. decreased appetite
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. joint pain
  6. muscle pain or stiffness
  7. nasal congestion
  8. pain in the arms or legs

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.