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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty in breathing
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. loss of voice
  9. runny or stuffy nose
  10. sneezing
  11. sore throat
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest pain
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. skin rash
  9. tightness in the chest

Rare

  1. Cough that does not go away or gets worse
  2. coughing up blood
  3. hoarseness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. weight loss

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. decreased urine
  5. dizziness
  6. drowsiness
  7. dry mouth
  8. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  9. flushed, dry skin
  10. fruit-like breath odor
  11. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  12. headache
  13. increased hunger
  14. increased thirst
  15. increased urination
  16. irregular heartbeat
  17. mood changes
  18. muscle spasm or tremors
  19. nausea
  20. nervousness
  21. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  22. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  23. pounding in the ears
  24. rapid, deep breathing
  25. restlessness
  26. seizures
  27. slow heartbeat
  28. stomach cramps
  29. troubled breathing
  30. unexplained weight loss
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. vomiting

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. Muscle aches

Less common

  1. Back or joint pain
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. dizziness
  6. joint pain
  7. muscle stiffness

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.