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. Chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  2. cough
  3. difficult or labored breathing
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. facial swelling
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. fever or chills
  10. flushing or redness of the skin
  11. gout flare
  12. headache
  13. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  14. joint pain
  15. muscle pain or stiffness
  16. nausea or vomiting
  17. pain in the arms or legs
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. redness of the skin
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. unusually warm skin

Rare

  1. Decreased urine output
  2. dilated neck veins
  3. extreme fatigue
  4. irregular breathing
  5. irregular heartbeat
  6. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  7. weight gain

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. Bruise
  2. contusion
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  5. sore throat
  6. stuffy or runny nose

Incidence not known

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.