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. Burning, stinging, or pain on the application site

Rare

  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. canker sores
  3. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  4. pain, swelling, tenderness, warmth on the skin
  5. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. fever
  7. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  8. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  10. redness of the skin
  11. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody

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. Headache
  2. nausea

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.