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. Bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
  2. chills
  3. cold
  4. cough
  5. fever
  6. headache
  7. hoarseness
  8. increased abdominal or stomach pain and cramping during menstrual periods
  9. muscle or bone pain
  10. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. discharge or redness in the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  3. earache
  4. tightness in the chest
  5. troubled breathing

Rare

  1. Sores inside the nose
  2. white patches inside the nose or mouth

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. hives, skin rash
  6. itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  8. 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. Sore throat

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. joint or muscle ache or pain
  3. nasal burning or irritation
  4. nausea
  5. sneezing
  6. stomach upset or discomfort following meals

Incidence not known

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste or smell
  2. change in taste or smell

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.