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:

Incidence not known

  1. Changes in behavior
  2. cough
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling sad or empty
  6. dizziness
  7. fast or irregular heartbeat
  8. fainting
  9. hives, itching, skin rash
  10. irritability
  11. lack of appetite
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. seizures
  15. thoughts of killing oneself
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. trouble breathing
  18. trouble concentrating
  19. 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:

More common

  1. Headache
  2. nausea
  3. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning, numbness, pain, or tingling in all fingers except smallest finger
  4. chills
  5. decreased appetite
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. dry mouth
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. loss of voice
  12. muscle or joint pain
  13. runny or stuffy nose
  14. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. stomach pain or discomfort

Incidence not known

  1. Weight gain

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.