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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. hives, itching, or skin rash
  6. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  7. severe headaches of sudden onset
  8. shortness of breath
  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
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. 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. Headache

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. burning sensation on the skin
  3. diarrhea
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. nausea
  6. sensation of spinning
  7. sneezing

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain

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.