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. Diarrhea
  2. drowsiness
  3. fever
  4. loss of appetite
  5. nausea
  6. skin rash
  7. stomach pain
  8. vomiting

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. mental depression
  5. sore throat
  6. trembling


  1. Increased thirst
  2. seizures
  3. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. blurred or double vision
  3. bone lesions
  4. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  5. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  6. chills
  7. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  8. cough
  9. eye pain
  10. hearing loss
  11. itching
  12. joint or muscle pain
  13. loss of appetite
  14. loss of bowel control
  15. loss of vision
  16. pain behind the eyes
  17. pain in the legs
  18. pain with eye movement
  19. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  20. red, irritated eyes
  21. reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
  22. severe headache
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

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. Breath odor
  2. constipation
  3. hives
  4. redness of the skin
  5. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  6. weight loss

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.