Side Effects

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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. Body aches or pain
  2. chills
  3. congestion
  4. diarrhea
  5. dryness or soreness of the throat
  6. fever
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. headache
  9. hoarseness
  10. increased cough
  11. joint pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. muscle aches and pains
  14. nausea
  15. runny nose
  16. shivering
  17. sweating
  18. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. trouble with swallowing
  21. unexplained nosebleeds
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. voice changes
  24. vomiting

Less common

  1. Cough producing mucus
  2. difficulty with breathing
  3. noisy breathing
  4. shortness of breath
  5. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Blindness
  2. bloody mucus
  3. blurred vision
  4. changes in vision
  5. darkening of the skin
  6. decreased vision
  7. eye pain
  8. fainting
  9. fast heartbeat
  10. hives
  11. irritation
  12. itching
  13. joint stiffness or swelling
  14. loss of appetite
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. mental depression
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. rash
  19. redness of the skin
  20. slowing of normal growth in children
  21. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  22. tearing
  23. trouble healing
  24. white patches in the throat

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. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  6. tooth problems
  7. upper abdominal or stomach pain

Incidence not known

  1. Change in sense of smell or taste

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.