Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Hives
  2. joint pain
  3. swelling of the arms, face, legs, lips, tongue, and/or throat
  4. swelling of the lymph glands

With long-term use

  1. Burning of mouth or throat
  2. confusion
  3. headache (severe)
  4. increased watering of mouth
  5. irregular heartbeat
  6. metallic taste
  7. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet
  8. soreness of teeth and gums
  9. stomach upset
  10. symptoms of head cold
  11. unusual tiredness
  12. weakness or heaviness of legs

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. nausea or vomiting
  3. stomach 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.