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. Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

Less common

  1. Shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  2. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  3. worsening of asthma


  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. fainting
  8. fever
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. headache
  11. increased sweating
  12. joint pain
  13. loss of appetite
  14. muscle aches and pains
  15. nausea
  16. nervousness
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. puffiness of the face and fingers
  19. runny nose
  20. shivering
  21. slow or fast heartbeat
  22. sore throat
  23. sweating
  24. swelling
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. vomiting

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. confusion
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. dry mouth
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. shortness of breath
  9. sleeplessness
  10. unable to sleep

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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain


  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in appetite
  3. drowsiness
  4. dry mouth or throat
  5. itching skin
  6. pain
  7. raised red swellings on the skin, lips, tongue, or in the throat
  8. tightening of the muscles
  9. weakness

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.