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

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. cough or hoarseness
  3. fever
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. painful or difficult urination

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, flaking, or peeling of the skin
  2. blurred vision
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  6. pain or swelling of the treated skin
  7. painful or prolonged erection of the penis
  8. shortness of breath
  9. sweating
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Change or problem with discharge of semen
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. dizziness
  4. enlarged and painful breasts
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. congestion
  4. diarrhea
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. headache
  7. increased cough
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  10. runny nose
  11. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  12. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  13. sleeplessness
  14. sneezing
  15. stuffy nose
  16. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  17. tightness of the chest or wheezing
  18. trouble sleeping
  19. trouble with swallowing
  20. unable to sleep
  21. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Constipation
  2. hives or welts
  3. itching
  4. redness of the skin
  5. skin rash
  6. 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.