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

Less common

  1. Fever
  2. pale skin
  3. troubled breathing with exertion
  4. unusual bleeding or bruising
  5. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Confusion
  2. cough
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. hives, itching, or skin rash
  7. nausea
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  10. seizures
  11. severe stomach cramps, pain, and tenderness
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. dizziness
  4. dry mouth
  5. dry, red, hot, or irritated skin
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. irritability
  8. lack of feeling or emotion
  9. nervousness
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. restlessness
  12. shaking
  13. sleepiness
  14. slow heartbeat
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. uncaring
  17. vomiting

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.