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:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bleeding under the skin
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. body aches or pain
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. cloudy urine
  11. confusion
  12. cough
  13. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  16. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  17. dry mouth
  18. ear congestion
  19. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  20. fever
  21. frequent urge to urinate
  22. headache
  23. heartburn
  24. hoarseness
  25. increased thirst
  26. loss of appetite
  27. loss of voice
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. nasal congestion
  30. nausea
  31. nervousness
  32. nosebleed
  33. pale skin
  34. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  35. pounding in the ears
  36. rapid breathing
  37. runny nose
  38. slow heartbeat
  39. sneezing
  40. sore throat
  41. sunken eyes
  42. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  43. tightness in the chest
  44. troubled breathing with exertion ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  45. unusual bleeding or bruising
  46. unusual tiredness or weakness
  47. vomiting
  48. weight gain
  49. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Constipation
  2. depressed mood
  3. dry skin and hair
  4. feeling cold
  5. hair loss
  6. muscle cramps and stiffness

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. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. change in taste
  4. decreased weight
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. increased sweating
  8. indigestion
  9. joint pain
  10. loss of taste mouth, throat, or jaw pain
  11. muscle pain, spasm, or stiffness
  12. neck pain
  13. pain at the injection site
  14. pain in the arms or legs
  15. rash
  16. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  17. stomach distension
  18. tenderness of the salivary glands
  19. thinning of the hair
  20. trouble sleeping
  21. trouble swallowing

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.