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. Agitation
  2. bloody diarrhea
  3. blood in the urine
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. dark-colored urine
  7. decreased urine output
  8. depression
  9. dizziness
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. hostility
  13. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  14. irritability
  15. itching, skin rash
  16. lethargy
  17. light-colored stools
  18. muscle twitching
  19. nausea
  20. pain in the groin or genitals
  21. rapid weight gain
  22. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  23. seizures
  24. severe sunburn
  25. sharp back pain just below ribs
  26. stomach pain
  27. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting
  30. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. heavy bleeding
  6. lower back or side pain
  7. pale skin
  8. trouble breathing
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising

Rare

  1. Chest tightness

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. clay colored stools
  6. cough
  7. decreased appetite
  8. dizziness
  9. increased blood pressure
  10. increased thirst
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. red, irritated eyes
  14. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  16. swelling of the ,fingers, feet, or lower legs
  17. unpleasant breath odor
  18. vomiting of blood
  19. weight gain

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
  2. muscle aches
  3. sore throat
  4. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bloated or full feeling
  4. body aches or pain
  5. bone pain
  6. congestion
  7. constipation
  8. coughing
  9. cramps
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. dry mouth
  12. dryness of the throat
  13. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  14. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  15. heartburn
  16. hoarseness
  17. indigestion
  18. muscle stiffness
  19. passing of gas
  20. shivering
  21. sleeplessness
  22. sneezing
  23. stomach discomfort or upset
  24. sweating
  25. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  26. swollen joints
  27. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  28. trouble with sleeping
  29. trouble with swallowing
  30. unable to sleep
  31. voice changes
  32. weight loss

Rare

  1. Back pain
  2. ear congestion
  3. loss of voice
  4. pain in the ankles or knees
  5. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  6. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

Incidence not known

  1. Loss or thinning of the hair

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.