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:


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. dizziness
  8. fainting
  9. fever with or without chills
  10. headache
  11. itching or rash
  12. light-colored stools
  13. loss of appetite
  14. nausea and vomiting
  15. painful or difficult urination
  16. shakiness and unsteady walk
  17. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  18. slurred speech
  19. sore throat
  20. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  21. stomach pain
  22. swelling
  23. swollen glands
  24. trouble breathing
  25. unpleasant breath odor
  26. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting of blood
  30. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Being forgetful
  2. confusion about identity, place, and time
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  5. false or unusual sense of well-being
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. hallucinations
  8. loss of bladder control
  9. loss of memory
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. nightmares
  12. pale skin
  13. problems with memory
  14. severe sleepiness
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in consciousness
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. drowsiness
  6. loss of consciousness
  7. loss of strength or energy
  8. muscle pain or weakness
  9. shakiness and unsteady walk
  10. sweating
  11. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  12. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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:


  1. Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. inability to have or keep an erection
  4. increased in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  5. increased interest in sexual intercourse
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  7. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  8. sensation of spinning

Incidence not known

  1. Double vision
  2. menstrual changes
  3. seeing double

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.