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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred vision
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings in the lips or mouth
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold, clammy, pale skin
  5. confusion
  6. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  7. cough
  8. difficulty swallowing
  9. discouragement
  10. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  11. drowsiness
  12. excitement
  13. false or unusual sense of well-being
  14. fast or irregular heartbeat
  15. feeling sad or empty
  16. general feeling of illness
  17. hearing loss
  18. hives, itching, skin rash
  19. irritability
  20. lack of appetite
  21. loss of consciousness
  22. loss of interest or pleasure
  23. nausea
  24. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  25. restlessness
  26. seizures
  27. severe headache
  28. shivering
  29. slow heart rate
  30. slowing of labor
  31. stiff neck or back
  32. sweating
  33. tightness in the chest
  34. trouble concentrating
  35. trouble sleeping
  36. unusual tiredness or weakness
  37. vomiting
  38. weakness of the muscles in your face

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Feeling of heat
  2. numbness

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.