Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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. Back pain
  2. chest tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. fever
  7. flushing
  8. headache
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. nausea and vomiting
  11. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. trouble breathing
  14. weakness

Less common

  1. Difficulty swallowing
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives, itching, skin rash
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. ear congestion
  3. loss of voice
  4. muscle aches
  5. sneezing
  6. sore throat
  7. stuffy or runny nose
  8. tender, swollen glands in the neck

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.