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. Cough
  2. fainting
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  5. sore throat

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody nose
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. coughing or spitting up blood
  5. difficulty in breathing or troubled breathing
  6. fever
  7. sneezing
  8. tightness in the chest

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. confusion
  3. diarrhea
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. headache
  6. nausea
  7. sweating
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness
  9. vomiting

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. Back pain
  2. constipation
  3. indigestion
  4. loss of appetite
  5. muscle, jaw, or bone pain
  6. stomach cramps, discomfort or pain
  7. swollen mouth and tongue
  8. unpleasant taste
  9. urge to have a bowel movement

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.