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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. chest pain or discomfort
  5. chest tightness or heaviness
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. cough
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. fainting
  13. fast or irregular heartbeat
  14. fever
  15. hives, itching, or skin rash
  16. loss of appetite
  17. nausea
  18. painful or difficult urination
  19. persistent, non-healing sore
  20. pink growth on the skin
  21. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes
  22. reddish patch or irritated area
  23. redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  24. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  25. shiny bump
  26. sore throat
  27. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  28. sweating
  29. swollen glands
  30. tests that show problems with the liver
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. unusual bleeding or bruising
  33. unusual tiredness or weakness
  34. weakness
  35. white, yellow or waxy scar-like area

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. difficulty with moving
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. pain in the joints
  9. stomach discomfort or upset

Less common

  1. Bruising
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles" or tingling feelings
  3. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  4. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  5. difficulty breathing
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. discouragement
  8. excessive tearing
  9. eye discharge
  10. fall
  11. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  12. feeling sad or empty
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. hair loss
  15. inability to have or keep an erection
  16. irritability
  17. joint pain
  18. lack of appetite
  19. large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin
  20. lightheadedness
  21. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  22. loss of interest or pleasure
  23. muscle aches
  24. neck pain
  25. noisy breathing
  26. redness, pain, swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  27. runny nose
  28. sensation of spinning
  29. shivering
  30. sneezing
  31. stuffy nose
  32. swelling or redness in the joints
  33. thinning of the hair
  34. tiredness
  35. trouble concentrating
  36. trouble sleeping
  37. vomiting
  38. 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.