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. Bleeding gums
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. bone pain
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. confusion
  8. constipation
  9. cough
  10. coughing up blood
  11. depressed mood
  12. difficulty with breathing
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. dry skin and hair
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. feeling cold
  19. fever or chills
  20. hair loss
  21. headache
  22. hives
  23. hoarseness or husky voice
  24. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  25. itching
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. muscle cramps and stiffness
  29. noisy breathing
  30. nosebleeds
  31. painful or difficult urination
  32. pale skin
  33. paralysis
  34. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  35. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  36. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  37. rapid weight gain
  38. red or black, tarry stools
  39. red or dark brown urine
  40. shortness of breath
  41. skin rash
  42. slowed heartbeat
  43. sore throat
  44. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  45. sweating
  46. swollen glands
  47. tightness in the chest
  48. tingling of the hands or feet
  49. troubled breathing with exertion
  50. unusual bleeding or bruising
  51. unusual tiredness or weakness
  52. unusual weight gain or loss
  53. wheezing

Less common

  1. Feeling of warmth or heat
  2. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck

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. body aches or pain
  5. congestion
  6. diarrhea or increased bowel movements
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. difficulty with moving
  9. dryness or soreness of the throat
  10. heartburn
  11. indigestion
  12. itching skin
  13. joint pain
  14. lack or loss of strength
  15. loose or liquid stools
  16. loss of appetite
  17. muscle aches or pains
  18. nausea or feeling of upset stomach or feeling like you may vomit
  19. neck pain
  20. runny nose
  21. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  22. sudden sweating
  23. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  24. swollen joints
  25. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  26. trouble with swallowing
  27. voice changes
  28. vomiting
  29. weight loss

Less common

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.