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:

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. dizziness
  3. dryness of the mouth
  4. fever
  5. increased thirst
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. lightheadedness
  8. muscle cramps
  9. nausea
  10. sore throat
  11. unusual tiredness
  12. vomiting
  13. weak pulse
  14. weakness

Rare

  1. Arm pain
  2. chest pain or tightness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. large, hive like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chills
  3. confusion
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. nervousness
  6. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  7. painful or difficult urination
  8. pale skin
  9. persistent non-healing sore
  10. pink growth
  11. reddish patch or irritated area
  12. shiny bump
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  14. stomach pain
  15. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  16. unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  18. white, yellow or waxy scar-like area

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. Back pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. headache
  4. joint pain
  5. loss of appetite
  6. muscle aches and pains
  7. runny nose
  8. sneezing
  9. sweating
  10. trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, loosening of skin
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. hair loss, thinning of the hair
  4. hives or welts, itching, skin rash
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  8. redness of the skin
  9. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  10. red irritated eyes
  11. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  12. severe sunburn

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.