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. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. fainting
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. nausea
  8. nervousness
  9. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  10. stomach pain
  11. sweating
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting
  14. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Less common

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. cool, sweaty skin
  3. difficulty with speaking
  4. double vision
  5. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  6. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  7. numbness and tingling around the mouth
  8. seizures
  9. slow heartbeat
  10. stomach cramps
  11. tremor

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. Belching
  2. cough
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. stomach discomfort or upset

Less common

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle aches, pain, or stiffness
  5. swollen joints
  6. tenderness in the stomach area

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.