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:


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  8. feeling like you will pass out
  9. fever
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. slurred speech
  13. sore throat
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  15. sweating
  16. swollen glands
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. clumsy movement, moving from side to side
  3. confusion about identity, place, and time
  4. falling
  5. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  6. loss of consciousness
  7. shakiness and unsteady walk
  8. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  9. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness

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. Bitter taste
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning eyes
  4. difficulty in focusing
  5. discouragement
  6. dry mouth
  7. false or unusual sense of well-being
  8. feeling of warmth
  9. feeling sad or empty
  10. hallucinations
  11. increased watering of the mouth
  12. itching skin or skin rash
  13. loss of appetite
  14. loss of interest or pleasure
  15. mood or mental changes
  16. nightmares
  17. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  18. restlessness
  19. sweating
  20. trouble concentrating
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability
  23. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. fear
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. joint pain
  7. nausea
  8. stomach upset
  9. talkativeness
  10. vomiting

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.