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. Itching of the ears, mouth, or tongue
  2. numbness or tingling feeling around the mouth
  3. sore throat
  4. swelling of the mouth

Less common

  1. Chest discomfort
  2. difficult or labored breathing
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  5. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue or in the mouth
  6. runny nose
  7. swelling of the lips
  8. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Cough
  2. dizziness
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. sweating
  7. 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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. dry throat
  3. headache
  4. heartburn
  5. nausea

Incidence not known

  1. Diarrhea
  2. drowsiness

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.