Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. convulsions
  3. decreased urination
  4. diarrhea
  5. dry mouth
  6. electrocardiogram (ECG) changes
  7. increased thirst
  8. irregular heartbeat
  9. loss of appetite
  10. mood changes
  11. muscle pain or cramps
  12. nausea or vomiting
  13. numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
  14. shortness of breath
  15. swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a sitting or lying position suddenly
  3. ringing or buzzing in the ears or any hearing loss
  4. skin rash

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. coma
  3. confusion
  4. decreased urine output
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. fainting
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. fatigue
  10. headache
  11. increase in heart rate
  12. irritability
  13. lightheadedness
  14. rapid breathing
  15. sunken eyes
  16. sweating
  17. weak pulse
  18. wrinkled skin

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. Increase in urination

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. heartburn
  6. increased cough
  7. indigestion
  8. joint pain
  9. lack or loss of strength
  10. muscle pain or stiffness
  11. nervousness
  12. pain in joints
  13. runny nose
  14. sleeplessness
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  18. stuffy nose
  19. swollen joints
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. unable to sleep