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. Anxiety
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. blurred vision
  5. changes in skin color
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. chest tightness or heaviness
  8. chills
  9. clay colored stools
  10. cold hands and feet
  11. confusion
  12. constricted pupils
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. dark urine
  15. diarrhea with or without stomach cramps or sweating
  16. dizziness
  17. fainting
  18. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  19. fever
  20. full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach
  21. headache
  22. increased production of saliva
  23. increased tear production
  24. itching or skin rash
  25. lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  26. loss of appetite
  27. low blood pressure or pulse
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. nausea or vomiting
  30. numbness or tingling in the face, arms, or legs
  31. pain
  32. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  33. pain in the shoulders, arms, jaw, or neck
  34. painful or difficult urination
  35. pale skin
  36. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  37. redness or swelling of the leg
  38. runny nose
  39. severe headache of sudden onset
  40. slow breathing
  41. slurred speech
  42. sore throat
  43. stomach pain
  44. stopping of the heart
  45. sudden and severe weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body
  46. sudden loss of coordination
  47. sudden vision changes
  48. sweating
  49. swelling
  50. swelling of the abdomen or stomach area
  51. temporary blindness
  52. tenderness, pain, or swelling of the arm, foot, or leg
  53. troubled breathing
  54. trouble with speaking or walking
  55. ulcers, sores, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  56. unconsciousness
  57. unpleasant breath odor
  58. unusual bleeding or bruising
  59. unusual tiredness or weakness
  60. vomiting of blood
  61. warm, red feeling over the body
  62. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. coughing up blood
  3. decreased urination
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dryness of the mouth
  6. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  7. increased thirst
  8. nosebleeds
  9. paralysis
  10. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  11. sneezing
  12. wrinkled skin


  1. Decreased amount of urine
  2. decreased frequency of urination
  3. fast, irregular, or troubled breathing
  4. hives
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. rapid weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain and tenderness
  2. agitation
  3. bloated or full feeling
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. coma
  6. constipation
  7. depression
  8. heartburn or indigestion
  9. hostility
  10. irritability
  11. lethargy
  12. muscle pain and cramps
  13. muscle twitching
  14. pain in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  15. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  16. rectal bleeding
  17. severe abdominal or stomach cramping or burning
  18. severe and continuing nausea
  19. stupor
  20. swelling of the face, lower legs, ankles, fingers, or hands
  21. tightness in the chest
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds

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. belching
  3. blistering, peeling, redness, or swelling of the palms of hands or bottoms of the feet
  4. cracked lips
  5. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  6. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  7. numbness, pain, tingling, or unusual sensations in the palms of the hands or bottoms of feet
  8. passing gas
  9. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  10. sensation of spinning
  11. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  12. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  13. trouble sleeping
  14. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Hiccups

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.