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. Redness, dryness, itching, peeling, or discoloration of the treated skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. change in ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  3. fever
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. headache
  6. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. itching or skin rash
  8. joint or muscle pain
  9. loss of appetite
  10. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  11. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  12. severe sunburn
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. vomiting
  15. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody

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:

Less common

  1. Headache

Incidence not known

  1. Darkening of the skin, teeth, or gums
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. sensation of spinning

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.