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:

Incidence not known

  1. Fainting or loss of consciousness
  2. fast or irregular breathing
  3. itching or skin rash
  4. swelling of the eyes or eyelids
  5. tightness in the chest
  6. trouble with breathing

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. Burning, dry, or itching eyes
  2. change in vision
  3. decreased vision
  4. dry eye
  5. excessive tearing
  6. eye discharge
  7. itching of the eye
  8. pain in the eye
  9. red, sore eyes
  10. tearing

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. decreased hearing
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. fever or chills
  7. general body discomfort
  8. lower back or side pain
  9. painful or difficult urination
  10. rubbing or pulling of the ears (in children)
  11. runny nose
  12. sore throat
  13. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  14. trouble with swallowing
  15. voice changes
  16. vomiting and diarrhea (in infants)

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.