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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chest pain or tightness
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. cough
  8. dizziness
  9. ear congestion
  10. facial swelling
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. loss of voice
  15. nausea
  16. nervousness
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. rapid, shallow breathing
  19. slow or fast heartbeat
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. stuffy or runny nose
  23. tingling of the hands or feet
  24. trouble breathing
  25. unusual weight gain or loss
  26. vomiting

Less common

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

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. painful or difficult urination
  6. pale skin
  7. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  8. sore throat
  9. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  10. 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. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. joint pain
  7. loss of appetite
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. pain in the arms or legs
  10. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  11. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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.