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. Cough producing mucus
  2. difficulty with breathing
  3. headache
  4. irritation of the throat
  5. runny nose
  6. shortness of breath
  7. sneezing
  8. stuffy nose
  9. tightness in the chest
  10. wheezing

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. chills
  5. colds
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. dry mouth
  11. fever
  12. flu-like symptoms
  13. flushed, dry skin
  14. fruit-like breath odor
  15. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  16. increased hunger
  17. increased thirst
  18. increased urination
  19. joint pain
  20. loss of appetite
  21. muscle aches and pains
  22. nausea
  23. nervousness
  24. noisy breathing
  25. pain
  26. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. shivering
  29. slow or fast heartbeat
  30. sore mouth or tongue
  31. sore throat
  32. sweating
  33. swelling
  34. trouble with sleeping
  35. troubled breathing
  36. unexplained weight loss
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. vomiting
  39. white patches in the mouth or on the tongue

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  4. fainting
  5. fast or irregular heartbeat
  6. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  7. seizures
  8. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  9. sleeplessness
  10. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  11. unable to sleep

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. anxiety
  3. belching
  4. blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  5. bone pain
  6. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. discharge or excessive tearing
  9. eye redness, irritation, or pain
  10. headache, severe and throbbing
  11. heartburn
  12. hives or welts
  13. indigestion
  14. itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  15. mouth or tooth pain
  16. muscle cramps and spasm
  17. muscle stiffness or tightness
  18. redness of the skin
  19. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  20. skin rash
  21. skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
  22. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.