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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. decrease in the amount of urine
  5. dry mouth
  6. flushed, dry skin
  7. fruit-like breath odor
  8. increased hunger
  9. increased thirst
  10. increased urination
  11. irregular heartbeat
  12. nausea
  13. noisy, rattling breathing
  14. pain in the shoulders, arms, jaw, or neck
  15. pale skin
  16. rapid or unusual weight gain
  17. sweating
  18. swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs
  19. trouble breathing
  20. unexplained weight loss
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting


  1. Anxiety
  2. chills
  3. cold sweats
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. dark urine
  7. depression
  8. dizziness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. headache
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nightmares
  13. seizures
  14. shakiness
  15. slurred speech

Incidence not known

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. changes in vision
  3. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  4. hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. itching or skin rash
  6. light-colored stools
  7. redness of the skin
  8. yellow eyes or skin

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. Ear congestion
  2. fever
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. hoarseness or other voice changes
  5. injury
  6. joint pain
  7. muscle aches and pains
  8. runny or stuffy nose
  9. shivering
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat
  12. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. lightheadedness
  5. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

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.