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. Dizziness
  2. fainting
  3. fast heartbeat

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. confusion
  3. facial or flaccid paralysis
  4. numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face
  5. paralysis
  6. pounding, slow heartbeat
  7. slurred speech
  8. swelling of the ankles, arms, face, feet, fingers, legs, lips, tongue, or throat
  9. troubled breathing
  10. unexplained shortness of breath
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. weight gain
  13. 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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. accidental injury
  3. back pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. fever
  8. flu-like symptoms
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. headache
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. migraine
  14. muscle aches and pains
  15. nausea
  16. rash
  17. runny nose
  18. shivering
  19. sneezing
  20. sore throat
  21. sweating
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. vomiting

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.