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. Diarrhea
  2. itching or skin rash
  3. nausea
  4. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  5. severe sunburn
  6. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  7. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Cough or hoarseness
  2. fever with or without chills
  3. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. lower back or side pain
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. sore throat
  8. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. body aches or pain
  3. change in taste
  4. dizziness
  5. ear congestion
  6. headache
  7. heartburn or indigestion
  8. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  9. joint or muscle pain
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of appetite
  12. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  13. sneezing
  14. stuffy or runny nose
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. weight loss

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.