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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. loose stools

Less common

  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  3. fever
  4. swelling

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  5. body aches or pain
  6. burning while urinating
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. congestion
  10. cough increased
  11. cough producing mucus
  12. dark urine
  13. difficult or labored breathing
  14. difficult or painful urination
  15. dizziness
  16. drowsiness
  17. dryness or soreness of the throat
  18. earache
  19. fainting
  20. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  21. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  22. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  23. headache
  24. indigestion
  25. irregular or slow heart rate
  26. itching
  27. joint or muscle pain
  28. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  29. light-colored stools
  30. loss of appetite
  31. muscle aches and pains
  32. nausea or vomiting
  33. noisy breathing
  34. passing of gas
  35. rash
  36. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  37. red, irritated eyes
  38. redness or swelling in the ear
  39. runny nose
  40. shivering
  41. shortness of breath
  42. sneezing
  43. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  44. stomach pain, continuing
  45. stomach pain, fullness, or discomfort
  46. stuffy nose
  47. sweating
  48. swelling of the face, ankles, hands, feet, or lower legs
  49. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  50. tightness in the chest
  51. trouble with sleeping
  52. trouble with swallowing
  53. unpleasant breath odor
  54. unusual bleeding or bruising
  55. unusual tiredness or weakness
  56. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  57. voice changes
  58. vomiting of blood
  59. wheezing
  60. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. change in hearing
  7. clay-colored stools
  8. coma
  9. confusion
  10. constipation
  11. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  12. decreased urine output
  13. depression
  14. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. fainting
  17. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  18. hives
  19. hostility
  20. increased thirst
  21. irritability
  22. lethargy
  23. loss of hearing
  24. lower back or side pain
  25. muscle twitching
  26. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  27. pale skin
  28. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  29. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  30. rapid weight gain
  31. seizures
  32. stupor
  33. unusual weight loss

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:

Rare

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. aggressive or angry
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. belching
  5. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  6. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  7. change in taste
  8. changes in the color of the tongue
  9. crying
  10. depersonalization
  11. dry mouth
  12. dysphoria
  13. euphoria
  14. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  15. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  16. full feeling
  17. heartburn
  18. hyperventilation
  19. increase in body movements
  20. itching of the vagina or genital area
  21. lack or loss of strength
  22. mental depression
  23. nervousness
  24. pain during sexual intercourse
  25. paranoia
  26. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  27. rapidly changing moods
  28. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  29. redness of the skin
  30. restlessness
  31. sensation of spinning
  32. shaking
  33. shortness of breath
  34. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  35. sleeplessness
  36. sore mouth or tongue
  37. stomach upset
  38. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  39. unable to sleep
  40. white patches in the mouth, tongue, or throat

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. fear or nervousness
  3. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  4. muscle pain or stiffness
  5. pain in the joints
  6. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  7. severe sunburn
  8. trouble sitting still

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.