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:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills
  5. dizziness
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. facial swelling
  9. headache
  10. loss of voice
  11. nausea
  12. nervousness
  13. pounding in the ears
  14. slow or fast heartbeat
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stuffy or runny nose
  18. trouble breathing
  19. vomiting

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  3. painful blisters on the trunk of body
  4. skin rash, hives, or itching
  5. sweating
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. cough
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. pale skin
  8. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  9. sore throat
  10. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Back pain
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. joint pain
  6. loss of appetite
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. pain in the arms or legs

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.