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. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cough
  4. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. increased blood pressure
  7. increased thirst
  8. joint pain or swelling
  9. loss of appetite
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  12. muscle aching or cramping
  13. muscle pains or stiffness
  14. nausea
  15. slow or irregular heartbeat
  16. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  17. trouble breathing
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. vomiting
  20. weight gain

Less common

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. dark urine
  3. decreased appetite
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. itching or skin rash
  7. stomach pain or tenderness
  8. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Difficulty breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. bleeding gums
  3. chills
  4. general body swelling
  5. nosebleeds
  6. pale skin
  7. sore throat

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. Back pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement
  5. double vision
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. rapid weight gain
  8. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  9. seeing double
  10. seeing floating dark spots or material before the eyes
  11. swelling around the eyes
  12. tingling of the hands or feet
  13. unusual weight gain or loss
  14. vision changes

Less common

  1. Change in taste
  2. loss of taste

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.