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:

More common

  1. Rash

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. dizziness
  4. headache
  5. nervousness
  6. pounding in the ears
  7. slow or fast heartbeat
  8. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  9. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Rare

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. diarrhea
  5. fever
  6. hives, itching
  7. hoarseness
  8. irritation
  9. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  10. muscle pain
  11. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  12. red, irritated eyes
  13. redness of the skin
  14. sore throat
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  16. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. trouble with breathing or swallowing
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Dark urine
  2. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  3. headache
  4. light-colored stools
  5. stomach pain, continuing
  6. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  7. vomiting
  8. 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:

Less common

  1. Stomach pain

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.