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. Change in the frequency of breathing
  2. lack of or irregular menstruation
  3. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  4. mood or mental changes
  5. muscle pain or twitching
  6. nausea or vomiting
  7. nervousness or restlessness
  8. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  9. unpleasant taste
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. joint pain
  4. sore throat
  5. unusual bleeding or bruising

Rare

  1. Convulsions (seizures)
  2. dizziness
  3. dryness of the mouth
  4. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  5. increased blood pressure
  6. increased thirst
  7. irritability
  8. muscle cramps
  9. rectal bleeding
  10. swelling of the face
  11. unusual weight gain
  12. weak pulse

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. Changes in taste
  2. decreased appetite
  3. strong body odor

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. constipation
  3. fainting
  4. headache
  5. mental depression
  6. skin 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.