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:

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with breathing
  4. ear congestion
  5. fever or chills
  6. headache
  7. loss of voice
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. nasal congestion
  10. painful or difficult urination
  11. pale skin
  12. runny nose
  13. sneezing
  14. sore throat
  15. troubled breathing with exertion
  16. unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. pale skin
  3. shortness of breath
  4. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

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. Change in taste
  2. diarrhea
  3. dry mouth
  4. headache
  5. itching skin
  6. loss of taste
  7. nausea
  8. pain, redness, and swelling of the gums
  9. sores on the tongue
  10. toothache

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. loss of appetite
  3. pain
  4. upper abdominal or stomach pain
  5. weakness

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.