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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. confusion
  7. congestion
  8. cough
  9. coughing or spitting up blood
  10. difficult or troubled breathing
  11. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dilated neck veins
  14. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  15. dryness or soreness of the throat
  16. extreme fatigue
  17. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  18. fever or chills
  19. frequent urge to urinate
  20. headache
  21. hoarseness
  22. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  23. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  24. itching
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. nervousness
  27. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  28. pale skin
  29. pounding in the ears
  30. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  31. runny nose
  32. severe pain in the chest
  33. severe sunburn
  34. skin rash
  35. slow or fast heartbeat
  36. sneezing
  37. sore throat
  38. sudden onset of severe breathing difficulty
  39. sweating
  40. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  41. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  42. tightness in the chest
  43. unusual bleeding or bruising
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. voice changes
  46. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  47. weight gain
  48. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  49. white patches with diaper rash

Less common

  1. Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  2. decrease in the amount of urine
  3. decreased urination
  4. dry mouth
  5. fainting
  6. heartburn
  7. increase in heart rate
  8. noisy, rattling breathing
  9. pain or burning in the throat
  10. rapid breathing
  11. shortness of breath
  12. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth
  13. sunken eyes
  14. thirst
  15. troubled breathing at rest
  16. vomiting
  17. wrinkled 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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. constipation
  5. diarrhea
  6. fear or nervousness
  7. indigestion
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. loss of appetite
  10. nausea
  11. pain
  12. sleeplessness
  13. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  14. trouble sleeping
  15. unable to sleep
  16. weight loss

Less common

  1. Bloated or full feeling
  2. change in the color of treated skin
  3. excess air or gas in the stomach
  4. increased hair growth
  5. small lumps under the skin

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.