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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. cough
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. facial swelling
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever or chills
  9. flushing or redness of the skin
  10. gout flare
  11. headache
  12. hives or welts
  13. itching
  14. nausea or vomiting
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. redness of the skin
  17. shortness of breath
  18. skin rash
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. unusually warm skin
  22. wheezing


  1. Decreased urine output
  2. dilated neck veins
  3. extreme fatigue
  4. irregular breathing
  5. irregular heartbeat
  6. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  7. troubled breathing
  8. weight gain

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. Bruise
  2. contusion
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  5. muscle aches
  6. sore throat
  7. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. 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.