Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. change in walking and balance
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. cough
  7. confusion
  8. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  9. difficult or troubled breathing
  10. dizziness
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. hives, itching, rash, or swelling
  13. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  14. skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
  15. unusual bruising
  16. weakness

Less common

  1. Sugar in the urine

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. Headache
  2. itching in genital or other skin areas

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.