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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. dark-colored urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  7. headache
  8. itching
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. light-colored stools
  12. nausea
  13. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  14. red, irritated eyes
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  17. stomach pain, continuing
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. vomiting
  20. 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. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  3. hives or welts, or skin rash
  4. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  7. severe sunburn
  8. swelling
  9. trouble sleeping

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.