Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. discharge or excessive tearing
  6. fever
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  9. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  10. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  11. tingling of the hands and feet
  12. ulceration of the skin

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. difficult breathing


  1. Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  2. heartburn
  3. indigestion
  4. nausea
  5. severe abdominal pain, cramping, or burning
  6. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Dizziness
  2. headache
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. stomach pain
  5. vomiting

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. Blemishes on the skin
  2. canker sores
  3. chapped, red, or swollen lips
  4. decreased appetite
  5. decreased weight
  6. dry skin
  7. itching skin or rash
  8. loosening of the fingernails
  9. nosebleeds
  10. pimples
  11. redness or soreness around the fingernails
  12. runny nose
  13. scaling, redness, burning, pain, or other signs of inflammation of the lips
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

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.