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. Body aches or pain
  2. chest tightness
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. ear congestion
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. loss of voice
  10. muscle aches
  11. sneezing
  12. sore throat
  13. stuffy or runny nose
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. upper abdominal or stomach pain

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. dark urine
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. discomfort in the upper right stomach area
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  8. hives, itching, skin rash
  9. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  10. light-colored stools
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nausea
  13. nervousness
  14. pounding in the ears
  15. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  16. slow or fast heartbeat
  17. stomach pain, continuing
  18. vomiting
  19. yellow eyes or skin

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. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. bloated feeling
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. cramps
  5. diarrhea
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  7. feeling of fullness
  8. heavy bleeding
  9. increased sputum production
  10. longer or heavier menstrual periods
  11. loss of voice
  12. passing gas
  13. rash
  14. stopping of menstrual bleeding

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.