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:

More common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. headache
  3. increased blood pressure


  1. Blood in the urine
  2. change in skin color
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. hives
  9. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  10. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  11. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. slow or fast heartbeat
  14. skin rash
  15. sweating
  16. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fainting
  5. inability to speak
  6. seizures
  7. severe or sudden headache
  8. slurred speech
  9. temporary blindness
  10. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe

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:


  1. Continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  2. cramps in the legs
  3. diarrhea
  4. foul taste
  5. increased sweating
  6. nausea
  7. stuffy nose

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.