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. Fever
  2. headache
  3. muscle aches
  4. sore throat
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. cough
  9. depression
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficulty in breathing
  12. difficulty in moving
  13. dizziness
  14. dry throat
  15. ear congestion
  16. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  17. hoarseness
  18. increased hunger
  19. joint pain or swelling
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of consciousness
  22. loss of voice
  23. muscle pains, cramps, or stiffness
  24. nausea
  25. nervousness
  26. nightmares
  27. pounding in the ears
  28. seizures
  29. shakiness
  30. shivering
  31. slow or fast heartbeat
  32. slurred speech
  33. sneezing
  34. stuffy or runny nose
  35. sweating
  36. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  37. trouble with sleeping
  38. trouble with swallowing
  39. voice changes
  40. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding after defecation
  2. bloating
  3. constipation
  4. dark urine
  5. full or bloated feeling
  6. pain or discomfort in the chest
  7. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  8. pressure in the stomach
  9. severe stomach pain
  10. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  11. unable to swallow saliva
  12. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  13. yellow eyes or skin

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. Belching
  2. bloating
  3. heartburn
  4. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

  1. Accidental injury
  2. back pain
  3. lack or loss of strength

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.