What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check with your health care professional if your symptoms do not improve. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away.
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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
White patches in the mouth and throat
lower abdominal or stomach pain
pain on passing urine
redness or discharge of the eye, eyelid, or lining of the eye
shortness of breath
vaginal discharge (creamy white) and itching
Blindness, blurred vision, eye pain
excess facial hair in women
fullness or roundness of the face, neck, and trunk
growth reduction in children or adolescents
hives and skin rash
impotence in males
increased hunger, thirst, or urination
lack of menstrual periods
numbness and weakness of hands and feet
swelling of the face, lips, or eyelids
tightness in the chest, troubled breathing, or wheezing
Incidence not known
Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:
Symptoms of overdose
Darkening of skin
loss of appetite
unusual tiredness or weakness
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:
general aches and pains or general feeling of illness
greenish-yellow mucus in the nose
hoarseness or other voice changes
runny, sore, or stuffy nose
Bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
headache, severe and throbbing
irregular or painful menstrual periods
muscle soreness, sprain, or strain
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.