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. Aggressive or angry
  2. anxiety
  3. change in personality
  4. chills
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. crying
  7. depersonalization
  8. diarrhea
  9. dry mouth
  10. euphoria
  11. fever
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. headache
  14. hyperventilation
  15. irregular heartbeats
  16. irritability
  17. joint pain
  18. loss of appetite
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. mental depression
  21. muscle aches and pains
  22. nausea
  23. painful or difficult urination
  24. paranoia
  25. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  26. rapidly changing moods
  27. restlessness
  28. shaking
  29. shivering
  30. shortness of breath
  31. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  32. sore throat
  33. stuffy or runny nose
  34. sweating
  35. trouble sleeping
  36. unusual tiredness or weakness
  37. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  4. discouragement
  5. dizziness or lightheadedness
  6. double vision
  7. earache
  8. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  9. feeling sad or empty
  10. increase in body movements
  11. loss of bladder control
  12. loss of memory
  13. mood or mental changes
  14. outburst of anger
  15. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  16. problems with memory
  17. redness or swelling in the ear
  18. seizures
  19. sensation of spinning
  20. shakiness and unsteady walk
  21. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  22. tightness of the chest
  23. tiredness
  24. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  25. trouble concentrating
  26. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

Incidence not known

  1. Attempts at killing oneself
  2. being forgetful
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blurred vision
  9. changes in vision
  10. chest pain
  11. constipation
  12. dark urine
  13. difficulty with moving
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  16. high fever
  17. increase in body movements
  18. indigestion
  19. itching
  20. light-colored stools
  21. muscle pains or stiffness
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  24. pale skin
  25. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  26. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  27. red, irritated eyes
  28. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  29. stomach pain, continuing
  30. swollen glands
  31. swollen joints
  32. thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  33. trouble with balance
  34. twitching, twisting, or uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs
  35. uncontrolled jerking or twisting movements of the hands, arms, or legs
  36. uncontrolled movements of the lips, tongue, or cheeks
  37. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  38. unusual bleeding or bruising
  39. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  40. weight loss
  41. yellow eyes or skin

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:

More common

  1. Loss of strength or energy
  2. muscle pain or weakness
  3. pain
  4. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  5. trouble swallowing
  6. unusual weak feeling
  7. voice changes

Less common

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  3. change in the color of the skin
  4. congestion
  5. cough increased
  6. rash
  7. sneezing

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  2. skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing

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.