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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with breathing
  5. ear congestion
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. injury
  9. loss of voice
  10. nasal congestion
  11. runny nose
  12. sneezing
  13. sore throat
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. decreased urine output
  9. depression
  10. dilated neck veins
  11. dizziness
  12. extreme fatigue
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. increased hunger
  15. irregular breathing
  16. irregular heartbeat
  17. nausea
  18. nightmares
  19. seizures
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  23. tightness in the chest
  24. troubled breathing with exertion
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. agitation
  3. back, leg, or stomach pains
  4. bleeding gums
  5. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  6. blue lips and fingernails
  7. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased appetite
  10. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing
  11. fluid-filled skin blisters
  12. general body swelling
  13. hostility
  14. increased sweating
  15. increased thirst
  16. irritability
  17. itching or skin rash
  18. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  19. light-colored stools
  20. loss of appetite
  21. muscle pain or cramps
  22. muscle twitching
  23. nosebleeds
  24. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  25. redness of the skin
  26. seizures
  27. sensitivity to the sun
  28. skin thinness
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  30. stupor
  31. sweating
  32. swollen glands
  33. vomiting
  34. yellow eyes or skin

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. Lack or loss of strength


  1. Burning, stinging, itching, or redness of the skin not present before treatment

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea

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.