Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM 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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. dizziness
  9. ear congestion
  10. fainting
  11. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  12. fever
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. headache
  15. loss of voice
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. nasal congestion
  18. nervousness
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. runny nose
  21. slow or fast heartbeat
  22. sneezing
  23. sore throat
  24. swelling
  25. trouble breathing
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  2. decreased urine output
  3. dilated neck veins
  4. irregular breathing
  5. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. dark urine
  3. diarrhea
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. itching, rash
  6. loss of appetite
  7. muscle cramp, spasm, pain, or stiffness
  8. nausea
  9. stomach pain, continuing
  10. thickening of bronchial secretions
  11. unpleasant breath odor
  12. vomiting
  13. vomiting of blood
  14. yellow eyes or skin

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. Bruise
  2. constipation
  3. falls
  4. feeling of warmth
  5. fractures
  6. groin pain
  7. increased urge to urinate during the night
  8. joint swelling or discomfort
  9. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  10. trouble sleeping
  11. waking to urinate at night

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.