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:

Less common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  5. rapid weight gain
  6. shortness of breath
  7. slow or irregular heartbeat
  8. tightness in the chest
  9. tingling of the hands or feet
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness
  11. unusual weight gain or loss
  12. wheezing

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Absence of or decrease in body movement
  2. anxiety
  3. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. blurred vision
  5. chills
  6. cold sweats
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. cool, pale skin
  10. cough
  11. decreased urine output
  12. depression
  13. dilated neck veins
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  15. dry mouth
  16. extreme fatigue
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. headache
  19. increased hunger
  20. increased sweating
  21. increased thirst
  22. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  23. loss of appetite
  24. mood changes
  25. muscle pain or cramps
  26. nausea or vomiting
  27. nervousness
  28. nightmares
  29. noisy breathing
  30. numbness in the hands, feet, or lips
  31. seizures
  32. shakiness
  33. slurred speech
  34. troubled breathing
  35. vomiting
  36. weight gain

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. Mild headache

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. rash
  3. sleeplessness
  4. trouble sleeping
  5. unable to sleep

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.