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:

Observed during clinical practice

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain area
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. elevated liver enzymes
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  12. fever
  13. general tiredness and weakness
  14. headache
  15. hives
  16. irregular heartbeat
  17. itching
  18. light-colored stools
  19. loss of appetite
  20. nausea
  21. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  22. rash
  23. redness of skin
  24. shortness of breath
  25. skin rash
  26. swelling
  27. tightness in chest
  28. unpleasant breath odor
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness
  30. upper right abdominal pain
  31. vomiting of blood
  32. vomiting
  33. welts
  34. wheezing
  35. yellow eyes or skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Increased heart rate
  2. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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. Dry mouth
  2. sleeplessness
  3. trouble sleeping
  4. unable to sleep

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. dryness or soreness of throat
  4. hoarseness
  5. nervousness
  6. restlessness
  7. runny nose
  8. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  9. tender, swollen glands in neck
  10. trouble sitting still
  11. voice changes
  12. 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.