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. bloating
  3. chills
  4. constipation
  5. cough
  6. darkened urine
  7. difficulty with swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. drowsiness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. indigestion
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. loss of appetite
  15. mood or mental changes
  16. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  17. nausea
  18. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  21. red, irritated eyes
  22. seizures
  23. skin rash, hives, itching
  24. sore throat
  25. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. trembling
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting
  30. 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. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste

Less common

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness


  1. Acne
  2. back pain

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. dry mouth
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  4. full feeling
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. muscular weakness
  7. passing gas
  8. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  9. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  10. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  11. swollen joints

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.