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. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. constipation
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. dizziness
  8. headache
  9. nausea or vomiting
  10. nervousness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. rash, redness, swelling, pain, or ulceration of the skin
  13. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  14. slow or fast heartbeat
  15. stomach pain
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. tingling of the hands or feet
  18. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Change in size, shape, or color of existing mole
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. decreased urine output
  4. dilated neck veins
  5. irregular breathing
  6. irregular heartbeat
  7. mole that leaks fluid or bleeds
  8. new mole
  9. pale skin
  10. troubled breathing with exertion
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. 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 in moving
  2. dry or itching skin
  3. hair loss or thinning
  4. joint pain or swelling
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. loss of appetite
  7. muscle pains or stiffness
  8. swelling or inflammation of the mouth

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.