Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. cough
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. extreme fatigue
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. fever
  9. hives or rash
  10. irregular breathing
  11. itching
  12. noisy breathing
  13. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  14. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. troubled breathing or swallowing
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Back pain
  2. chills
  3. cough increased
  4. coughing or spitting up blood
  5. difficulty opening the mouth
  6. feeling of warmth
  7. headache
  8. lockjaw
  9. nausea
  10. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  11. sweating
  12. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Change in taste
  2. mouth irritation
  3. tongue irritation or pain

Incidence not known

  1. Nosebleeds
  2. stuffy nose

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.