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:

More common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. cough
  4. dryness or soreness of throat
  5. fever
  6. hoarseness
  7. runny nose
  8. tender or swollen glands in neck
  9. trouble in swallowing
  10. voice changes

Less common

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. chills
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded
  6. feeling of warmth or heat
  7. flushing or redness of skin, especially on face and neck
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. headache
  10. joint pain
  11. loss of appetite
  12. muscle aches and pains
  13. nausea
  14. shivering
  15. shortness of breath
  16. slow or irregular heartbeat
  17. sore throat
  18. sweating
  19. swelling of hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  20. tightness in chest
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting
  24. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
  2. itching
  3. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. no heart beat
  5. red irritated eyes
  6. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  7. sores, ulcers, or white spots in mouth or on lips

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. Sneezing
  2. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. constipation
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  5. degenerative disease of the joint
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. hearing loss
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. muscle aching or cramping
  12. muscle pains or stiffness
  13. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  14. rash
  15. sleeplessness
  16. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  17. swollen joints
  18. unable to sleep

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of hair

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.