Side Effects

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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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, dryness, stinging of the eye
  3. eye redness, irritation, or pain
  4. swelling of the eyelid, face, lips, or feet
  5. trouble 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. Headache
  2. runny or stuffy nose
  3. sore throat

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. body or muscle aches or pain
  3. change in taste
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. feeling of something in the eye
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. increased cough
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nausea
  13. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  14. redness of the eye or inside of the eyelid
  15. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  16. shivering
  17. sneezing
  18. sweating
  19. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. trouble swallowing
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. voice changes
  24. vomiting

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.

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