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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. fever
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. joint pain
  8. loss of appetite
  9. muscle aches and pains
  10. nausea
  11. runny nose
  12. shivering
  13. sore throat
  14. sweating
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, itching, peeling, or redness of skin
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. convulsions
  6. dark urine
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  11. rash
  12. sudden loss of consciousness
  13. unpleasant breath odor
  14. vomiting of blood
  15. yellow eyes or skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. disorientation
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness (severe)
  7. faintness or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  8. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  9. hyperexcitability
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. palpitations
  12. sweating
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Weight gain

Less common or rare

  1. Bloody nose
  2. drowsiness
  3. dryness of mouth
  4. excitation
  5. increased appetite
  6. irritability
  7. nervousness
  8. swelling of eyelids
  9. unexplained nosebleeds

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.