Side Effects

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:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. body aches or pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. difficulty breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. ear congestion
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. loss of voice
  12. muscle aches
  13. nervousness
  14. pounding in the ears
  15. slow or fast heartbeat
  16. sneezing
  17. sore throat
  18. stuffy or runny nose
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in vision
  2. eye pain or redness
  3. loss of vision
  4. nausea
  5. severe constipation
  6. vomiting

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. Back pain
  2. mouth and throat pain

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.