Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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. Blurred vision
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. ear congestion
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. loss of voice
  13. nasal congestion
  14. nervousness
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. runny nose
  17. slow or fast heartbeat
  18. sneezing
  19. sore throat
  20. sweating
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves of the legs
  7. severe headaches of sudden onset
  8. sudden loss of coordination
  9. sudden onset of slurred speech
  10. sudden vision changes

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. confusion
  3. decreased urine output
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty with speaking
  6. difficulty with swallowing
  7. dilated neck veins
  8. double vision
  9. extreme tiredness or weakness
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  12. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  13. inability to speak
  14. irregular breathing
  15. joint or muscle pain
  16. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  17. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  20. red, irritated eyes
  21. redness of the skin
  22. seizures
  23. severe, sudden headache
  24. slow or slurred speech
  25. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  26. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
  27. sweating
  28. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  29. tightness in the chest
  30. vision changes
  31. vomiting
  32. weight gain

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. Back pain
  2. muscle spasms

Less common

  1. Difficulty having a bowel movement

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.