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 or frequent stools

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. coma
  11. confusion
  12. cough
  13. dark urine
  14. decreased urine output
  15. depression
  16. difficulty with swallowing
  17. dizziness
  18. fast heartbeat
  19. feeling of discomfort
  20. fever
  21. general tiredness and weakness
  22. headache
  23. hives
  24. hostility
  25. inflammation of the joints
  26. irritability
  27. itching
  28. joint or muscle pain
  29. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  30. lethargy
  31. light-colored stools
  32. loss of appetite
  33. lower back or side pain
  34. muscle aches
  35. muscle twitching
  36. nausea and vomiting
  37. painful or difficult urination
  38. pale skin
  39. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  40. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  41. rapid weight gain
  42. rash
  43. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  44. red, irritated eyes
  45. seizures
  46. shortness of breath
  47. sore throat
  48. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  49. stupor
  50. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  51. swollen glands
  52. swollen lymph glands
  53. tightness in the chest
  54. unpleasant breath odor
  55. unusual bleeding or bruising
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  58. vomiting of blood
  59. wheezing
  60. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. coughing up blood
  5. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. general body swelling
  8. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  9. increased thirst
  10. nosebleeds
  11. pain paralysis
  12. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  13. red or black, tarry stools
  14. red or dark brown urine
  15. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  16. unpleasant breath odor
  17. 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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. full feeling
  6. heartburn
  7. hives or welts
  8. indigestion
  9. itching of the vagina or genital area itching or pain of the genital area
  10. pain during sexual intercourse
  11. passing gas
  12. redness of the skin
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  15. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  16. white patches with diaper rash

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.