Side Effects

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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:


  1. Burning, itching, and redness of the skin
  2. chest pain
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. seizures
  9. shortness of breath
  10. skin rash, hives, or itching skin
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting
  14. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. diarrhea
  4. joint or muscle pain
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. noisy breathing
  7. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  8. red, irritated eyes
  9. sore throat
  10. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. dark urine
  5. difficulty with sleeping
  6. disorientation
  7. drowsiness to profound coma
  8. fever
  9. headache
  10. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  11. lethargy
  12. light-colored stools
  13. lightheadedness
  14. loss of appetite
  15. mood or other mental changes
  16. nausea
  17. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  18. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  19. unpleasant breath odor
  20. vomiting of blood
  21. yellow eyes or 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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. bloated or full feeling
  5. constipation
  6. dry mouth
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. feeling of warmth
  10. heartburn
  11. increase in bowel movements
  12. increased sweating
  13. indigestion
  14. loose stools
  15. loss of strength or energy
  16. muscle pain or weakness
  17. numbness or tingling of the hands, legs, and feet
  18. painful or difficult urination
  19. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally the upper chest
  20. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  21. soft stools
  22. stomach discomfort
  23. weight loss


  1. Abnormal thinking
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in vision
  4. clumsiness, unsteadiness, trembling, or problems with muscle control or coordination
  5. cold sweats
  6. continuing ringing, buzzing, or unexplained noise in the ears
  7. crying
  8. decrease in the frequency or amount of urination
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  11. depression
  12. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. dysphoria
  15. euphoria
  16. fainting
  17. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  18. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  19. feeling unusually cold
  20. headache, severe or continuing
  21. increased muscle tone
  22. involuntary muscle contractions
  23. loss of memory
  24. loss of sense of reality
  25. loss of sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  26. migraine headache
  27. morbid dreaming
  28. paranoia
  29. pounding in the ears
  30. problems with memory
  31. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  32. rapidly changing moods
  33. sensation of spinning
  34. severe stomach pain
  35. shakiness and unsteady walk
  36. shivering
  37. swelling of the tongue
  38. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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.