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. Bloody nose
  2. difficulty with breathing
  3. discoloration of sputum
  4. fever
  5. runny nose
  6. sneezing
  7. stuffy nose
  8. voice changes

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  5. hearing loss
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. shortness of breath
  8. sore throat
  9. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  10. swollen glands
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. unusual bleeding or bruising
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. drowsiness
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  6. sensation of spinning

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. Back pain
  2. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  3. hoarseness

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. change or loss of taste
  3. diarrhea
  4. rash

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.