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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. cough
  4. difficulty swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. fainting
  8. headache
  9. hives, itching, skin rash
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. nervousness
  12. numbness of the face, lips, and eyes
  13. pounding in the ears
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. seizures
  16. slow or fast heartbeat
  17. stomach cramping
  18. sweating
  19. tightness of the chest
  20. 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. Nausea
  2. stomach discomfort or pain

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. increased sweating
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  5. sneezing
  6. urge to defecate
  7. 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.