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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bloody nose

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. fever
  7. hoarseness
  8. noisy breathing
  9. runny nose
  10. shortness of breath
  11. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. trouble with swallowing
  14. voice changes
  15. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Backache
  2. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  3. bloody mucus
  4. blurred vision
  5. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  6. darkening of the skin
  7. decreased vision
  8. diarrhea
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. eye pain
  12. facial hair growth in females
  13. fainting
  14. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  15. full or round face, neck, or trunk
  16. headache
  17. hives or welts
  18. increased thirst or urination
  19. irritability
  20. itching
  21. lack or slowing of normal growth in children
  22. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  23. loss of appetite
  24. loss of sexual desire or ability
  25. menstrual irregularities
  26. mental depression
  27. muscle wasting
  28. nausea or vomiting
  29. nosebleeds
  30. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  31. skin rash
  32. swelling
  33. tearing
  34. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, itching, swollen, or sore throat
  2. loss of sense of smell

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.