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:


  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. chest pain
  3. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  4. difficult, fast, noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. hives
  9. increased sweating
  10. itching
  11. pale skin
  12. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  13. shortness of breath
  14. skin rash
  15. swelling in legs and ankles
  16. tightness in chest
  17. tissue necrosis
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of foot or leg

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:


  1. Flushing or redness of skin
  2. unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  1. Drowsiness
  2. muscle weakness

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.