Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

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:

More common

  1. Bleeding from puncture sites and wounds
  2. bleeding gums
  3. coughing up blood
  4. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. headache
  7. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  8. nosebleeds
  9. paralysis
  10. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  11. red or black, tarry stools
  12. red or dark brown urine
  13. shortness of breath


  1. Chills
  2. confusion
  3. fainting
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. fever
  6. lightheadedness
  7. pain in chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
  8. pain, redness, or swelling in arm or leg
  9. rapid, shallow breathing
  10. severe, sudden headache
  11. slurred speech
  12. sudden loss of coordination
  13. sudden, severe weakness or numbness in arm or leg
  14. sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
  15. vision changes

Incidence not determined

  1. Anxiety
  2. blue lips and fingernails
  3. blue or pale skin
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
  7. convulsions
  8. cool, sweaty skin
  9. cough
  10. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  11. decreased urine output
  12. dilated neck veins
  13. extreme fatigue
  14. hives or welts
  15. hoarseness
  16. increased sweating
  17. itching
  18. large, hive-like swelling on mouth, lips, or tongue
  19. loss of bladder control
  20. low blood pressure or pulse
  21. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  22. nausea or vomiting
  23. pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck
  24. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  25. redness of skin
  26. skin rash
  27. slow or irregular breathing or heartbeat
  28. sudden loss of consciousness
  29. sweating
  30. swelling of face, fingers, feet, lower legs, or ankles
  31. tightness in chest
  32. troubled breathing
  33. unconsciousness
  34. unusual tiredness or weakness
  35. weight gain
  36. wheezing

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.