Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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 or rare

  1. Blurred vision
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fainting
  6. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  7. headache
  8. nervousness
  9. pounding in the ears
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. shortness of breath
  12. skin rash, hives, or itching
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. nausea
  5. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  6. sweating

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bloody diarrhea
  3. confusion
  4. diarrhea
  5. fever
  6. overactive reflexes
  7. pain, pressure, or tightness in the chest, throat, neck, or jaw
  8. paleness or cold feeling in the fingertips and toes
  9. poor coordination
  10. restlessness
  11. severe stomach pain
  12. shivering
  13. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  14. tingling or pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold
  15. trembling or shaking
  16. twitching

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. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste

Less common

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. discomfort, irritation, or soreness in the nose
  3. dry mouth
  4. increased sensitivity to pain
  5. increased sensitivity to touch
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common or rare

  1. Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  2. discouragement
  3. fear
  4. feeling sad or empty
  5. frequent urination
  6. hearing loss
  7. hyperventilation
  8. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  9. irritability
  10. lack of appetite
  11. loss of interest or pleasure
  12. loss of memory
  13. problems with memory
  14. trouble concentrating
  15. trouble sleeping


  1. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. convulsions
  3. discharge or excessive tearing
  4. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  5. swelling or inflammation of the mouth

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.