Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Dizziness
  2. facial swelling
  3. fever or chills
  4. headache
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. skin rash
  7. trouble breathing
  8. weakness

Less common

  1. Chest discomfort or tightness
  2. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  3. hives, itching
  4. irritation
  5. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  6. redness or the skin
  7. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet

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. Cough
  2. diarrhea
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. muscle aches and pains
  6. runny nose
  7. shivering
  8. sore throat
  9. sweating
  10. trouble sleeping
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Stomach 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.