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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. injury
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. runny nose
  12. sneezing
  13. sore throat
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. decreased urine output
  9. depression
  10. dilated neck veins
  11. dizziness
  12. extreme fatigue
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. increased hunger
  15. irregular breathing
  16. irregular heartbeat
  17. nausea
  18. nervousness
  19. nightmares
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness
  22. shortness of breath
  23. slurred speech
  24. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. troubled breathing with exertion
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. weight gain
  29. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. agitation
  3. back, leg, or stomach pains
  4. bleeding gums
  5. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  6. blue lips and fingernails
  7. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased appetite
  10. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  11. fluid-filled skin blisters
  12. general body swelling
  13. hostility
  14. increased sweating
  15. increased thirst
  16. irritability
  17. itching
  18. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  19. lethargy
  20. light-colored stools
  21. loss of appetite
  22. muscle pain or cramps
  23. muscle twitching
  24. nosebleeds
  25. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  26. redness of the skin
  27. seizures
  28. sensitivity to the sun
  29. skin rash
  30. skin thinness
  31. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  32. stupor
  33. sweating
  34. swollen glands
  35. vomiting
  36. yellow eyes or skin

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. Lack or loss of strength


  1. Burning, stinging, itching, or redness of the skin not present before therapy

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea

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.