Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Blood tests are needed to check for unwanted effects.

Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant during treatment with this medicine. If you think you have become pregnant while using this medicine, tell your doctor right away.

This medicine may cause serious lung problem. Check with your doctor right away if you have blue lips, fingernails, or skin, difficult or trouble breathing, or irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing.

This medicine may cause brain or heart problems (eg, cardiac ischemia, cerebrovascular ischemia, peripheral ischemia, or mesenteric ischemia). Check with your doctor right away if you have chest pain or discomfort, confusion, constipation, diarrhea, headache, itching skin, numbness and tingling of the face, fingers, or toes, pain in the arms, legs, or lower back, especially pain in the calves and/or heels upon exertion, pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back or neck, pale, bluish-colored, or cold hands or feet, stomach pain, usually after eating a meal, sweating, nausea and vomiting, or weak or absent pulses in the legs.