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:

More common

  1. Chest pain (severe)
  2. heaviness, tightness, or pressure in the chest or neck
  3. sensation of burning, warmth, heat, numbness, tightness, or tingling

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain (severe)
  2. changes in facial skin color
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. diarrhea
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. fever or chills
  7. hives, itching, or skin rash
  8. itching
  9. loss of appetite
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. nausea
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, or lips
  14. tightness in the chest
  15. trouble breathing
  16. weakness


  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fainting
  6. frequent strong or increased urge to urinate
  7. headache
  8. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  9. nervousness
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. severe numbness, especially on one side of the face or body
  12. slow heartbeat
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

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. Lack or loss of strength
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  3. warm or cold sensation

Less common

  1. Dizziness or lightheadedness
  2. dry mouth
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. sensation of spinning


  1. Anxiety
  2. crying
  3. depersonalization
  4. depression
  5. dysphoria
  6. euphoria
  7. hyperventilation
  8. irritability
  9. loss of memory
  10. paranoia
  11. problems with memory
  12. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  13. rapidly changing moods
  14. redness of the skin
  15. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  16. shaking
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. welts

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.