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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty in breathing
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. loss of voice
  9. runny or stuffy nose
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. hoarseness
  6. lower back or side pain
  7. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  8. severe headaches of sudden onset
  9. sudden loss of coordination
  10. sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  11. sudden onset of slurred speech
  12. sudden vision changes

Rare

  1. Burning or stinging of the skin
  2. coughing or spitting up blood
  3. muscle aches
  4. night sweats
  5. painful blisters on the trunk of body
  6. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  7. sudden high fever or low-grade fever for months

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. Nausea

Rare

  1. Blemishes on the skin
  2. pimples

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.