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. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. diarrhea
  6. fever
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. itching or skin rash
  10. loss of appetite
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. sore throat
  13. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Loss of strength or energy
  2. muscle pain


  1. Bruising or purple spots on the skin
  2. change in taste
  3. eye pain
  4. joint pain
  5. loss of vision
  6. lower back or side pain
  7. muscle swelling or pain
  8. pale skin
  9. yellow 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste in the mouth
  3. belching
  4. bloated or full feeling
  5. change in taste
  6. discoloration of the urine
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. headache
  9. nausea
  10. passing gas
  11. trouble sleeping

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.