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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest tightness
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. feeling of warmth
  13. fever
  14. headache
  15. hives, itching, or skin rash
  16. nausea and vomiting
  17. no blood pressure or pulse
  18. noisy breathing
  19. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  20. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  21. stopping of heart
  22. sweating
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. unconsciousness
  25. 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  3. cracked lips
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. dry eyes
  8. fear or nervousness
  9. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  10. muscle pain or stiffness
  11. pain in the joints
  12. sensation of pins and needles
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth

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.