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. Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. tingling of hands or feet
  3. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. dizziness
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. full or bloated feeling
  7. nausea
  8. pressure in the stomach
  9. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  10. shortness of breath
  11. swelling of abdominal or stomach area
  12. tightness in chest
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. vomiting
  15. wheezing

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

Symptoms of Overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  4. flushing
  5. sweating

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. rash
  4. stomach soreness or discomfort

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.