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. Body aches or pain
  2. cold or flu-like symptoms
  3. congestion
  4. cough
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. fever or chills
  3. loss of appetite
  4. lower back or side pain
  5. nausea
  6. stomach pain


  1. White patches inside the nose or mouth

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. difficulty swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. hives, itching
  6. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  7. tightness in the chest
  8. trouble breathing
  9. unusual tiredness or 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:

More common

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. discouragement
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. headache
  5. increased abdominal or stomach pain and cramping during menstrual periods
  6. irritability
  7. joint pain
  8. lack of appetite
  9. loss of interest or pleasure
  10. muscle pain or stiffness
  11. nasal burning and irritation
  12. stomach discomfort following meals
  13. stuffy or runny nose
  14. tiredness
  15. trouble concentrating
  16. trouble sleeping
  17. unexplained runny nose or sneezing
  18. upset stomach

Less common

  1. Accidental injury
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloated
  4. bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  7. excess air or gas in stomach or intestines
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. full feeling
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. menstrual changes
  13. passing gas
  14. post-procedure pain
  15. shivering
  16. sweating
  17. vomiting

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.