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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. fast or irregular heartbeat
  5. nausea
  6. sweating
  7. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. difficulty swallowing
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fainting
  5. irregular heartbeat recurrent
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. rash, hives, or itching skin
  9. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Dizziness
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. increased heart rate
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste
  3. stomach soreness or discomfort

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle aching or cramping

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.