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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blindness
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  5. chest tightness or heaviness
  6. chills
  7. cold sweats
  8. confusion
  9. decreased vision
  10. difficult or labored breathing
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. eye pain
  15. fainting
  16. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  17. headache
  18. hives, itching, or skin rash
  19. nausea
  20. nervousness
  21. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  24. slow or fast heartbeat
  25. sweating
  26. tearing
  27. unusual tiredness or weakness
  28. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hearing loss

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. Feeling of warmth and redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  2. sneezing
  3. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Abnormal ejaculation
  2. abnormal vision
  3. acid or sour stomach
  4. back pain
  5. belching
  6. bloody nose
  7. body aches or pain
  8. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  9. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. changes in color vision
  11. changes in vision
  12. congestion
  13. cough
  14. diarrhea
  15. difficulty seeing at night
  16. difficulty with moving
  17. difficulty with swallowing
  18. dim vision
  19. dry mouth
  20. dryness or soreness of the throat
  21. excessive muscle tone
  22. eye pain
  23. face swelling
  24. fast heartbeat
  25. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  26. fever
  27. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  28. heartburn
  29. hoarseness
  30. increased redness of the eye
  31. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  32. indigestion
  33. joint pain
  34. lack or loss of strength
  35. loss of appetite
  36. muscle aches and pains
  37. muscle cramping
  38. muscle stiffness
  39. muscle tension or tightness
  40. neck pain
  41. pain or burning in the throat
  42. runny nose
  43. sensation of spinning
  44. shivering
  45. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  46. sore throat
  47. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  48. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  49. swollen joints
  50. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  51. tenderness in the stomach area
  52. trouble with sleeping
  53. trouble with swallowing
  54. voice changes
  55. watery eyes

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.