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. Eye pain

Rare

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in color vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. crusting of eyelashes
  9. decreased urine output
  10. decreased vision
  11. diarrhea
  12. different size pupils of the eyes
  13. difficulty in breathing, chewing, swallowing, or talking
  14. difficulty seeing at night
  15. dilated neck veins
  16. double vision
  17. drainage from eyes
  18. drooping eyelids
  19. extreme fatigue
  20. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  21. feeling of having something in the eye
  22. hives, itching skin, or rash
  23. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  24. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  25. irritation or inflammation of the eye
  26. itching, dryness of the eyes
  27. joint or muscle pain
  28. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  29. muscle weakness
  30. noisy breathing
  31. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  32. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  33. red, irritated eyes
  34. severe tiredness
  35. sore throat
  36. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  37. sweating
  38. swelling of the eyelids
  39. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  40. tearing
  41. thickened mucous from the lungs
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. troubled breathing
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. weight gain

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:

Rare

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in sense of smell
  3. change in taste
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. hair loss
  8. headache
  9. irritability
  10. lack of appetite
  11. loss of interest or pleasure
  12. redness, swelling, or soreness of tongue
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. tiredness
  15. trouble concentrating
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.