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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Fast heartbeat

Less common or rare

  1. Chest pain or tightness
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling “faint”
  4. high or low blood pressure
  5. hives
  6. light-headedness
  7. shortness of breath
  8. troubled breathing
  9. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. Difficult or labored breathing
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. extra heartbeats
  5. fainting
  6. fast, pounding, slow, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  7. hives or welts
  8. itching
  9. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
  10. noisy breathing
  11. palpitations
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. rash
  14. redness of skin
  15. tightness in chest
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Chest pain
  2. dizziness
  3. dry mouth
  4. fatigue
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. headache
  7. high blood pressure
  8. impaired consciousness
  9. irregular or fast heartbeat
  10. light-headedness
  11. nausea
  12. nervousness
  13. seizures
  14. sleeplessness
  15. sweating
  16. tremor

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. Accidental injury (in children 4 to 11 years of age)
  2. anxiety
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. congestion
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. dryness or soreness of throat
  8. fever
  9. general aches and pains
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness
  12. increased cough
  13. leg cramps
  14. loss of appetite
  15. migraines or other headaches
  16. muscle tightness
  17. nervousness
  18. runny or stuffy nose

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. abnormal growth filled with fluid or semisolid material
  3. blemishes on the skin
  4. blood in urine
  5. bloody nose
  6. burning, dry or itching eyes
  7. burning or stinging of skin
  8. cough producing mucus
  9. cramps
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty breathing
  12. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  13. discharge from the eye
  14. dry mouth or throat
  15. ear pain
  16. excessive tearing
  17. eye itch
  18. heavy menstrual bleeding
  19. muscle pain
  20. nausea
  21. night sweats
  22. numbness or decreased sensitivity of the hand
  23. pain
  24. painful cold sores or blisters on lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  25. pimples
  26. redness, pain, swelling of eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eyelid
  27. sleeplessness
  28. tingling sensation in extremities
  29. vaginal yeast infection
  30. weight loss

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.