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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. confusion
  3. difficult breathing
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. irregular heartbeat
  6. muscle, joint, or bone pain
  7. muscle stiffness
  8. muscle weakness
  9. nausea or vomiting
  10. nervousness
  11. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  12. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chills
  5. dark-colored urine
  6. diarrhea
  7. fever
  8. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  9. general tiredness and weakness
  10. hives, welts, or skin rash
  11. itching
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. light-colored stools
  14. severe nausea or vomiting
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  16. swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  17. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. yellow eyes and 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:

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. dizziness
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  5. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  6. stuffy or runny nose
  7. sudden sweating
  8. tightness in the chest

Incidence not known

  1. Being forgetful
  2. bloating burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. chills
  4. constipation
  5. discouragement
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. irritability
  9. lack of appetite
  10. loss of interest or pleasure
  11. loss of memory
  12. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  13. tiredness
  14. trouble concentrating
  15. trouble sleeping

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.