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. Arm or leg pain
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. blurred vision
  6. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  7. chest pain
  8. chills
  9. cough
  10. cough producing mucus
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  13. difficulty breathing or swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. fever
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. headache
  19. hoarseness
  20. joint pain
  21. loss of appetite
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. muscle pains, spasms, or weakness
  24. nausea
  25. nervousness
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. rapid weight gain
  28. runny nose
  29. shivering
  30. slow or fast heartbeat
  31. sneezing
  32. sore throat
  33. sweating
  34. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  35. tightness of the chest
  36. trouble sleeping
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. unusual weight gain or loss
  39. vomiting

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. blindness
  3. constipation
  4. decreased vision
  5. discouragement
  6. falls
  7. feeling cold
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. heartburn
  10. irritability
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. pale skin
  14. stomach pain
  15. trouble concentrating
  16. troubled breathing with exertion
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising

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.