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:


  1. Chest tightness
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. red skin
  8. skin rash, hives or welts, or itching
  9. trouble breathing
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody or black, tarry stools
  2. blue lips and fingernails
  3. chest pain
  4. constipation
  5. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  6. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing
  7. increased sweating
  8. pale skin
  9. severe stomach pain
  10. swelling in the legs and ankles
  11. vomiting
  12. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Bloating
  2. nausea
  3. stomach fullness

Less common

  1. Burning or itching around the anus
  2. stomach cramps


  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  3. runny nose
  4. swelling

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.