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:

More common

  1. Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. rapid weight gain
  3. tingling of hands or feet
  4. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  3. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  4. feeling of warmth or heat
  5. flushing or redness of skin, especially on face and neck
  6. headache
  7. rash
  8. sweating

Rare

  1. Chest tightness
  2. shortness of breath
  3. swelling of the arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, or throat

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. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. cough
  4. dryness or soreness of throat
  5. fever
  6. heartbeat sensations
  7. hoarseness
  8. pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones
  9. runny nose
  10. stuffy nose
  11. tender, swollen glands in neck
  12. trouble in swallowing
  13. voice changes

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.