Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Difficult or labored breathing
  2. fainting
  3. fast or irregular heartbeat
  4. severe diarrhea
  5. shortness of breath
  6. tightness in the chest
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. fever
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. hives
  9. itching
  10. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  11. skin rash
  12. thickening of bronchial secretions

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. cracked lips
  5. diarrhea (mild)
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. dry skin
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. nausea
  11. pain in the arms or legs
  12. redness, swelling, or painful skin
  13. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or the inside of the mouth
  15. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  16. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  17. tingling of the hands and feet
  18. trouble sleeping
  19. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Loosening of the fingernails
  2. redness or soreness around the fingernails

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.