Side Effects

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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. Chills
  2. cold sweats
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. diarrhea
  6. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  7. feeling of warmth
  8. fever
  9. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  10. itching
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. nausea
  14. rapid breathing
  15. rapid weight gain
  16. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  17. red, irritated eyes
  18. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  19. shortness of breath
  20. skin rash
  21. sore throat
  22. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  23. sweating
  24. tingling of the hands or feet
  25. unusual weight gain or loss
  26. wheezing

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. Cough
  2. dizziness
  3. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.