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:

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. depression
  8. dizziness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. headache
  11. increased hunger
  12. loss of consciousness
  13. nausea
  14. nightmares
  15. seizures
  16. shakiness
  17. slurred speech
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. loss of appetite
  6. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  7. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  8. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  9. redness of the skin
  10. severe joint pain
  11. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  12. vomiting

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. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. ear congestion
  5. fever
  6. loss of voice
  7. muscle aches
  8. sneezing
  9. sore throat
  10. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. 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.