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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. decreased urine output
  4. dry mouth
  5. eye pain
  6. general feeling of illness
  7. headache
  8. increased thirst
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. loss of appetite
  11. mood changes
  12. muscle pain or cramps
  13. nausea
  14. numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
  15. seizures
  16. sore throat
  17. trouble breathing
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. vomiting

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bluish lips or skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain
  5. dizziness or lightheadedness
  6. fever
  7. flushed, dry skin
  8. fruit-like breath odor
  9. increased hunger
  10. increased urine output
  11. irregular or pounding heartbeat or pulse
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  14. stomach ache or cramps
  15. sweating
  16. swollen glands
  17. unexplained weight loss
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. behavior changes similar to drunkenness
  3. bleeding
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bluish fingernails, palms, or nailbeds
  6. bruising
  7. cloudy urine
  8. cold sweats
  9. cool, pale skin
  10. drowsiness
  11. large hives or rash
  12. persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
  13. severe nausea
  14. shakiness
  15. sore mouth or tongue
  16. swelling of the eyelids, lips, or face
  17. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Confusion
  2. muscle weakness, severe

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. Diarrhea

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. bone pain
  5. constipation
  6. flushing
  7. heartburn
  8. heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
  9. indigestion
  10. injection site pain, redness, or swelling
  11. itchy, red skin
  12. joint or muscle pain
  13. limb pain
  14. mental depression
  15. neck pain
  16. nosebleeds
  17. trouble sleeping or getting to sleep
  18. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blisters inside the mouth
  3. coughing or spitting up blood
  4. earache
  5. eye dryness, redness, or pain
  6. loss of bowel or bladder control
  7. night sweats
  8. rapid, shallow breathing
  9. ringing in the ears
  10. small red or purple spots on the skin
  11. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  12. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin

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.