Side Effects

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. Blisters
  2. itching
  3. redness of skin
  4. sensation of skin burning
  5. skin rash
  6. swelling of skin


  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps and pain (severe)
  2. abdominal tenderness
  3. diarrhea (watery and severe), which may also be bloody
  4. fever
  5. pain, inflammation, or swelling in calves, shoulders, or hands

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Irregular heartbeat


  1. Acute psychosis
  2. agitation
  3. confusion
  4. hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)
  5. tremors

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. Changes in sense of taste
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. drowsiness
  5. headache
  6. lightheadedness
  7. nausea
  8. nervousness
  9. trouble in sleeping
  10. vaginal itching and discharge
  11. vomiting

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:

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.