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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Bloating
  2. constipation (severe, continuing)
  3. cramping (severe)
  4. nausea or vomiting
  5. stomach pain
  6. tightness in the chest
  7. trouble breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. blurred vision
  4. bruising
  5. chest pain
  6. confusion
  7. cough
  8. coughing or vomiting blood
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fainting
  11. fast or slow heartbeat
  12. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  13. noisy breathing
  14. persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
  15. redness of the skin
  16. sweating
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Constipation or diarrhea
  2. cramping

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.