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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Blurred or decreased vision
  2. chest pain
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. dizziness
  5. headache
  6. hernia of the naval
  7. nervousness
  8. pounding in the ears
  9. slow or fast heartbeat
  10. swelling of the face
  11. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. bluish lips or skin
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. fever, chills, or sweating
  7. hives or welts
  8. joint pain
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. loss of bladder control
  11. loss of bowel control
  12. nausea or vomiting
  13. paralysis of the limbs
  14. stomach pain

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. Diarrhea
  2. ear pain
  3. loss of appetite

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  3. congestion
  4. dryness or soreness of the throat
  5. excessive tearing
  6. loss of or increase in reflexes
  7. runny or stuffy nose
  8. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  9. trouble with swallowing
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness
  11. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. loss of voice
  3. muscle pain or stiffness
  4. sneezing

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.