Side Effects

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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. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  3. slow or irregular heartbeat
  4. trouble breathing
  5. unusual tiredness

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. Cough
  2. diarrhea
  3. headache
  4. irritability
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. muscle pain
  7. nausea
  8. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Discouragement
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. lack of appetite
  5. loss of interest or pleasure
  6. trouble concentrating

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.