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 urine
  2. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  3. headache
  4. increased blood pressure
  5. increased thirst
  6. loss of appetite
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. nausea
  9. stomach pain
  10. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  11. trouble breathing
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting
  14. weight gain

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. skin rash
  6. swelling or inflammation of the mouth


  1. Back pain
  2. bleeding from the rectum
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  5. blood in vomit
  6. bloody nose
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blurred vision
  9. body aches or pain
  10. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  11. burning, dry or itching eyes
  12. change in color of eye
  13. chest pain or tightness
  14. chills
  15. clay-colored stools
  16. cold hands and feet
  17. coma
  18. confusion
  19. congestion
  20. constipation
  21. cough or hoarseness
  22. coughing or spitting up blood
  23. cracks in the skin
  24. dark urine
  25. decreased urination
  26. decreased vision or other changes in vision
  27. diarrhea
  28. difficult or labored breathing
  29. difficulty swallowing
  30. dilated neck veins
  31. discharge, excessive tearing
  32. dryness or soreness of throat
  33. extreme fatigue
  34. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  35. feeling of warmth or heat
  36. fever with or without chills
  37. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  38. general tiredness and weakness
  39. heartburn
  40. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  41. indigestion
  42. itching
  43. joint or muscle pain
  44. light-colored stools
  45. loss of heat from the body
  46. muscle pain or cramps
  47. nervousness
  48. noisy breathing
  49. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  50. pale skin
  51. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  52. pounding in the ears
  53. problems with bleeding or clotting
  54. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  55. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  56. red, irritated eyes
  57. red, swollen skin
  58. redness or other discoloration of skin
  59. redness or soreness around the fingernails or loosening of the fingernails
  60. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  61. runny nose
  62. scaly skin
  63. severe stomach cramping
  64. severe or continuing stomach pain
  65. severe sunburn
  66. skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
  67. slow heartbeat
  68. slow or irregular breathing
  69. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  70. stomach pain or upset
  71. sweating
  72. swelling of face, ankles, or hands
  73. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  74. tenderness in the stomach area
  75. trouble in swallowing
  76. trouble breathing
  77. unpleasant breath odor
  78. unusual bleeding or bruising
  79. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  80. voice changes
  81. vomiting of blood
  82. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing
  83. yellow eyes or skin

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. difficulty or trouble breathing
  3. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  4. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  5. loss of consciousness
  6. pain or discomfort in chest, upper stomach, or throat
  7. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  8. seizures
  9. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness

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. bloated
  4. discouragement
  5. dreams
  6. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  7. excitation
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. full feeling
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. irritability
  12. lack of appetite
  13. loss of interest or pleasure
  14. passing gas
  15. sleepiness
  16. trouble concentrating
  17. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in ears
  2. disturbed color perception
  3. double vision
  4. halos around lights
  5. hearing loss
  6. loss of vision
  7. night blindness
  8. overbright appearance of lights
  9. tunnel vision
  10. weight loss

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.