Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Less common

  1. Cloudy urine
  2. fever

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. confusion as to time, place, or person
  4. cough
  5. cracks in the skin
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. hives, itching, skin rash
  11. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  12. joint or muscle pain
  13. loss of heat from the body
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. red, irritated eyes
  16. red, swollen skin
  17. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  18. scaly skin
  19. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  20. sore throat
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. trouble breathing
  24. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. constipation
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. headache
  5. nervousness
  6. pounding in the ears
  7. redness of the eardrum
  8. slow or fast heartbeat
  9. trouble sleeping
  10. 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.