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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  5. headache
  6. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  7. nervousness
  8. pounding in the ears
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. tingling of the hands or feet
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. change in vision
  3. chills
  4. confusion
  5. cough
  6. difficulty in speaking
  7. double vision
  8. fever
  9. hoarseness
  10. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  11. inability to speak
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nausea
  14. numbness or tingling in the face, arms or legs
  15. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  16. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pounding, slow heartbeat
  19. seizures
  20. slow speech
  21. sweating
  22. tremor
  23. trouble speaking, thinking, or walking
  24. trouble breathing
  25. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Change in the size, shape, or color of existing mole
  2. mole that leaks fluid or bleeds
  3. new mole

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. Arm or leg pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. falls

Less common

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.