Common known 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:
Rare- Itching, pain, redness, or swelling of eye or eyelid, watering of eyes, troubled breathing or wheezing, severe skin rash or hives, and flushing - chills, fever, and sore throat- bloating or pain of the stomach, fever, nausea, and vomiting- fainting- yellow eyes or skin
Symptoms of fluid and electrolyte imbalance- Confusion- convulsions (seizures)- dizziness or lightheadedness- diminished urine output- drowsiness or sluggishness- dry mouth- fast heartbeat- muscle cramps or pain- muscle fatigue - nausea and vomiting- restlessness- thirst- weakness
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Less common- Cold or flu-like symptoms- dizziness - fatigue- sore throat, difficulty swallowing, tender or swollen lymph nodes in the neck
Rare- Abdominal pain- rash- sudden occurrence of joint pain, usually in the ankle, knee, or great toe; joint stiffness, or swelling
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- Cough- diarrhea (mild)- headache
Rare- Anxiety- heartbeat sensations- redness of face or neck- increased sensitivity to sunlight- reduced sexual performance or drive - increased sweating
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.