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. Diarrhea
  2. nausea
  3. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Fast heartbeat
  2. fever
  3. hives, itching, or rash
  4. hoarseness
  5. irritation
  6. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  7. loss of appetite
  8. redness of the skin
  9. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  10. tightness in the chest
  11. troubled breathing or swallowing
  12. vomiting
  13. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  2. chills
  3. feeling cold
  4. heartburn
  5. increased sweating
  6. indigestion
  7. redness on the face, neck, arms, and upper chest
  8. severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  9. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuous

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  2. increased tearing

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.