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:

Less common

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blindness
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. chest tightness or heaviness
  6. chills
  7. cold sweats
  8. confusion
  9. decreased vision
  10. difficult or labored breathing
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. eye pain
  15. fainting
  16. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  17. headache
  18. hives, itching, or skin rash
  19. nausea
  20. nervousness
  21. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  24. slow or fast heartbeat
  25. sweating
  26. tearing
  27. tightness in the chest
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hearing loss

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. Feeling of warmth and redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  2. sneezing
  3. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Abnormal ejaculation
  2. abdominal or stomach pain
  3. abnormal vision
  4. acid or sour stomach
  5. back pain
  6. belching
  7. bloody nose
  8. body aches or pain
  9. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  10. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  11. changes in color vision
  12. changes in vision
  13. congestion
  14. cough
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty seeing at night
  17. difficulty with moving
  18. difficulty with swallowing
  19. dim vision
  20. dry mouth
  21. dryness or soreness of the throat
  22. excessive muscle tone
  23. eye pain
  24. face swelling
  25. fast heartbeat
  26. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  27. fever
  28. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  29. heartburn
  30. hoarseness
  31. increased redness of the eye
  32. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  33. indigestion
  34. joint pain
  35. lack or loss of strength
  36. loss of appetite
  37. muscle aches and pains
  38. muscle cramping
  39. muscle stiffness
  40. muscle tension or tightness
  41. neck pain
  42. pain or burning in the throat
  43. runny nose
  44. sensation of spinning
  45. shivering
  46. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  47. sore throat
  48. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  49. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  50. swollen joints
  51. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  52. tenderness in the stomach area
  53. trouble with sleeping
  54. trouble with swallowing
  55. voice changes
  56. watery eyes

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.