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. Ear congestion
  2. cough
  3. difficulty in breathing
  4. loss of voice
  5. sneezing
  6. sore throat
  7. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Chest tightness
  2. cough producing mucus
  3. diarrhea
  4. general discomfort or illness
  5. shivering
  6. sweating
  7. trouble sleeping
  8. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. cold sweats
  6. coma
  7. confusion
  8. cool, pale skin
  9. dark urine
  10. depression
  11. dizziness
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. fever
  14. headache
  15. increased hunger
  16. loss of appetite
  17. nausea
  18. nervousness
  19. nightmares
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness
  22. slurred speech
  23. stomach pain
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness
  25. unpleasant breath odor
  26. vomiting of blood
  27. yellow eyes or skin

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. Back pain
  2. dizziness
  3. joint pain
  4. muscle aches and pains

incidence not known

  1. Hives, itching, skin rash
  2. redness of the skin

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.