Side Effects

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:

More common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. nervousness
  5. pounding in the ears
  6. redness of the skin
  7. slow or fast heartbeat

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. cough
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the , eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. sudden sweating
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. tingling of the hands or feet
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. unusual weight gain or loss

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. Blemishes on the skin
  2. dry, red, hot, or irritated skin
  3. nausea
  4. pimples
  5. red colored urine

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. being forgetful
  3. belching
  4. diarrhea
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. redness or swelling of the eyes
  8. restlessness
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or 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.