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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. chest pain
  3. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  4. difficult, fast, noisy breathing
  5. increased sweating
  6. pale skin
  7. swelling in the legs and ankles

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. Decreased appetite
  2. diarrhea
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. headache
  5. joint pain
  6. muscle aching or cramping
  7. muscle pains or stiffness
  8. nausea
  9. pain in the jaw, arms, or legs
  10. rash
  11. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  12. swollen joints
  13. vomiting

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.