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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. cough
  9. depression
  10. dizziness
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. headache
  13. increased hunger
  14. nausea
  15. nightmares
  16. seizures
  17. shakiness
  18. slurred speech
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty breathing
  2. difficulty swallowing
  3. hives, itching, or skin rash
  4. noisy breathing
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. tightness in the chest

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. Diarrhea
  2. sore throat

Incidence not known

  1. Weight gain

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.