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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. difficulty with breathing
  8. dizziness
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. ear congestion
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. irregular heartbeat
  14. loss of voice
  15. nasal congestion
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. nervousness
  18. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. runny nose
  21. shortness of breath
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. sweating
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. chest tightness
  3. chills
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. flushing
  6. hives
  7. itching
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. seizures
  10. skin rash
  11. trouble breathing
  12. 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. Diarrhea
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. muscle pain or stiffness
  4. muscle spasms
  5. pain in the arms or legs
  6. pain in the joints

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.