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:

More common

  1. Heavy nosebleeds

Less common

  1. Burning or discomfort inside the nose
  2. ear congestion
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. fever
  6. sore throat
  7. body aches or pain
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. trouble breathing
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Blood in the urine
  2. blurred vision or other change in vision
  3. chest tightness
  4. eye pain or redness
  5. hives, itching, or skin rash
  6. rapid heartbeat
  7. sores in the mouth or on the lips

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. Bitter taste in the mouth
  2. drowsiness or sleepiness

Less common

  1. Bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
  2. dizziness
  3. dryness of the mouth
  4. muscle aches or pain
  5. nausea
  6. sudden outbursts of sneezing
  7. weight gain

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.

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