Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. back pain
  3. coughing
  4. dizziness
  5. fever or chills
  6. loss of energy or weakness
  7. painful urination
  8. shortness of breath
  9. sore throat
  10. swelling of the ankles, body, face, feet or lower legs
  11. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  12. vomiting
  13. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue

Less common

  1. Abnormal vision
  2. agitation
  3. anxiety
  4. bleeding, tender, or enlarged gums
  5. blood in the stool
  6. bruising
  7. chest pain
  8. depression
  9. difficulty in urinating
  10. fatigue
  11. itching
  12. numbness or pain in the legs
  13. skin rash
  14. sores in the mouth
  15. “stocking and gloves” sensation of the hands or feet
  16. tingling

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. Acne
  2. constipation
  3. diarrhea
  4. headache
  5. heartburn
  6. nausea
  7. trouble in sleeping
  8. weight gain

Less common

  1. Excessive hair growth
  2. joint pain
  3. muscle pain

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.