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. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. chills
  7. cold flu-like symptoms
  8. congestion
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. dryness or soreness of the throat
  13. ear congestion
  14. fever
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. loss of ability to use or understand speech or language
  18. loss of bladder control
  19. loss of voice
  20. lower back or side pain
  21. nasal congestion
  22. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  23. partial or slight paralysis
  24. rapid weight gain
  25. seizures
  26. shakiness and unsteady walk
  27. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  28. sneezing
  29. sore throat
  30. stuffy or runny nose
  31. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  32. tightness of the chest or wheezing
  33. tingling of the hands or feet
  34. trouble with swallowing
  35. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  36. unusual tiredness or weakness
  37. unusual weight gain or loss
  38. voice changes

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. flushing, redness of the skin
  6. hives
  7. itching
  8. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  10. skin rash
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  1. Deep, dark purple bruise
  2. itching, pain, redness, or swelling
  3. small red or purple spots on the 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. back pain
  3. being forgetful
  4. blurred vision
  5. breast pain
  6. change in walking and balance
  7. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  8. constipation
  9. discouragement
  10. dizziness
  11. fear or nervousness
  12. feeling sad or empty
  13. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  14. irritability
  15. itching skin
  16. lack or loss of strength
  17. loss of appetite
  18. loss of interest or pleasure
  19. loss of memory
  20. nausea or vomiting
  21. problems with memory
  22. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  23. sleeplessness
  24. tiredness
  25. trouble concentrating
  26. trouble sleeping
  27. unable to sleep
  28. weight loss

Less common

  1. Change in taste or bad unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. changes in vision
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. double vision
  5. dry skin
  6. increased weight
  7. joint pain
  8. mood or mental changes
  9. muscle aching or cramping
  10. muscle pains or stiffness
  11. seeing double
  12. swollen joints

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.