Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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:


  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. cough
  3. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. fever
  6. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  7. hoarseness
  8. irritation
  9. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. noisy breathing
  12. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. troubled breathing or swallowing

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, bruising, burning, discoloration, itching, redness, or swelling at the application site
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold, clammy, or pale skin
  5. confusion
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. drowsiness or dizziness
  8. false or unusual sense of well-being
  9. fear or nervousness
  10. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  11. lethargy
  12. no blood pressure or pulse
  13. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. seizures
  16. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  17. slow heart rate
  18. slow or irregular heartbeat
  19. stopping of heart
  20. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  21. twitching
  22. unconsciousness
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness
  24. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. change in taste
  3. cold or numbness
  4. confusion about identity, place, and time
  5. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  6. double vision
  7. headache
  8. hearing loss
  9. heat sensation
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. metallic taste
  12. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.