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 vision
  2. confusion
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. sweating
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Cough
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. hives
  7. hoarseness
  8. irritation
  9. itching
  10. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  11. nervousness
  12. pounding in the ears
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. rash
  15. redness of the skin
  16. shortness of breath
  17. slow or fast heartbeat
  18. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. troubled breathing or swallowing
  21. wheezing

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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. nausea
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  5. vomiting


  1. Diarrhea
  2. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  3. sore throat
  4. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

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.