What should I watch for?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine. Visit your doctor as directed.
Common and Rare 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
fainting or loss of consciousness
fast or irregular breathing
red, scaly, swollen, or peeling areas of the skin
swelling of the eyes or eyelids
tightness in the chest
trouble with breathing
unusual tiredness or weakness
blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
burning or tingling sensation
cracks in the skin
difficulty in breathing
fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
joint or muscle pain
loss of bladder control
loss of heat from the body
muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
no blood pressure or pulse
numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
red irritated eyes
red skin lesions, often with a purple center
shortness of breath
sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
stopping of the heart
sudden loss of consciousness
Incidence not known
Difficulty in swallowing
hives or welts
slow or irregular breathing
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:
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.