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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine
  4. bloody nose
  5. change in consciousness
  6. chest pain or tightness
  7. chills
  8. clay-colored stools
  9. confusion
  10. cough or hoarseness
  11. dark urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficulty swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. drowsiness
  16. fever
  17. frequent urination
  18. headache
  19. heavier menstrual periods
  20. hives, itching, skin rash
  21. increased volume of pale, dilute urine
  22. itching
  23. joint or muscle pain
  24. loss of appetite
  25. loss of consciousness
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. muscle tremors
  28. nausea
  29. no muscle tone or movement
  30. painful or difficult urination
  31. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the face, lips, or tongue
  33. rash
  34. red irritated eyes
  35. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  36. restlessness
  37. seizures
  38. sore throat
  39. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  40. stomach pain or cramps
  41. sudden decrease in amount of urine
  42. sugar in the urine
  43. swollen or painful glands
  44. trouble breathing
  45. unpleasant breath odor
  46. unusual bleeding or bruising
  47. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  48. unusual tiredness or weakness
  49. vomiting of blood
  50. weight loss
  51. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. changes in vision
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  4. hearing loss
  5. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  6. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  7. severe sunburn

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.