Side Effects

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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:


  1. Chills
  2. confusion
  3. convulsions
  4. cough
  5. difficulty swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. drowsiness
  8. fever
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
  10. skin rash, hives, or itching
  11. tightness in the chest
  12. trouble breathing
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chest pain
  2. decreased urine output
  3. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  4. headache
  5. increased thirst
  6. muscle pain or cramps
  7. nausea or vomiting
  8. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands

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. Runny or stuffy nose
  2. sneezing

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  3. diarrhea
  4. eye discharge or excessive tearing
  5. indigestion
  6. loss of appetite
  7. passing gas
  8. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  9. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. feeling of warmth
  5. headache
  6. heartburn
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and upper chest
  8. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  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.