Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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. Congestion
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. fever
  5. itching ears, mouth, and tongue
  6. noisy breathing
  7. sore throat
  8. swelling of the mouth
  9. swollen glands
  10. tightness in the chest

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. headache
  4. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  5. loss of voice
  6. numbness or tingling feeling around the mouth
  7. redness of the skin
  8. runny nose or sneezing
  9. swelling of the lips or tongue
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty swallowing
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  7. sweating
  8. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin

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. belching
  3. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common or rare

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. nausea or vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. dry eyes
  3. dry mouth

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.