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:


  1. Cramps
  2. heavy bleeding
  3. painful menstruation

Incidence not known

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody nose
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. blurred vision
  6. body aches or pain
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. confusion
  10. constipation
  11. cough
  12. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  13. difficulty with breathing
  14. difficulty with moving
  15. difficulty with swallowing
  16. dizziness
  17. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  18. ear congestion
  19. feeling unusually cold
  20. fever
  21. frequent urge to urinate
  22. headache
  23. hives, itching, or skin rash
  24. loss of voice
  25. lower back or side pain
  26. muscle pain or stiffness
  27. nasal congestion
  28. nervousness
  29. pain in the joints
  30. pale skin
  31. pounding in the ears
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. runny nose
  34. severe stomach pain
  35. shivering
  36. slow or fast heartbeat
  37. sneezing
  38. sore throat
  39. sweating
  40. tightness in the chest
  41. troubled breathing with exertion
  42. unusual bleeding or bruising
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness
  44. vomiting of blood or 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. diarrhea

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. full feeling
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. passing gas
  9. stomach discomfort or upset

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  2. breast pain
  3. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  4. change in taste
  5. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  6. cracked, dry, scaly skin
  7. depression
  8. discharge, excessive tearing
  9. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  10. hearing loss
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. paleness of the skin
  13. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  14. weight changes

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.