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. Bloody nose
  2. cough
  3. fever
  4. headache
  5. muscle aches
  6. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  7. sore throat
  8. stuffy or runny nose
  9. tightness of the chest
  10. troubled breathing
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in vision
  3. loss of vision

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with swallowing
  2. dizziness
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. redness of the skin
  7. skin rash, itching, hives or welts

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. Back pain
  2. dizziness
  3. pain in the mouth and nose
  4. stomach discomfort
  5. toothache
  6. weight increased

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.