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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest tightness
  6. chills
  7. confusion
  8. cough
  9. difficulty with breathing
  10. dizziness
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. ear congestion
  13. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  14. feeling of warmth
  15. fever
  16. headache
  17. hives, itching, or skin rash
  18. loss of voice
  19. nausea
  20. pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  21. rapid weight gain
  22. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  23. runny or stuffy nose
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. sweating
  27. tingling of the hands or feet
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. unusual weight gain or loss
  30. vomiting

Less common

  1. Burning or stinging of the skin
  2. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  3. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals

Incidence not known

  1. Eye pain or redness
  2. mental changes
  3. stiff neck

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. Diarrhea
  2. discouragement
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. irritability
  5. lack of appetite
  6. loss of interest or pleasure
  7. trouble concentrating
  8. trouble sleeping

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.