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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. cool pale skin
  8. cough
  9. depression
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. headache
  14. hives, itching, or skin rash
  15. increased hunger
  16. nausea
  17. nightmares
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. seizures
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. 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. Difficulty with moving
  2. inflicted injury
  3. loss of appetite
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. pain in the joints
  6. stomach pain
  7. vomiting
  8. weight loss

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. congestion
  3. dryness or soreness of the throat
  4. fever
  5. hoarseness
  6. runny nose
  7. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  8. voice changes

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.