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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bloated
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  3. full feeling
  4. passing gas

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. pressure in the stomach
  3. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  2. fever
  3. hives, itching, rash
  4. nausea
  5. reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  6. swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. ear congestion
  5. headache
  6. loss of voice
  7. sneezing
  8. sore throat
  9. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. nervousness
  4. pounding in the ears
  5. slow or fast heartbeat

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.