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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. agitation
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bladder pain
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. blurred vision
  8. bone pain
  9. burning while urinating
  10. chest pain
  11. chills
  12. coma
  13. confusion
  14. convulsions
  15. cough or hoarseness
  16. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  17. decreased urine output
  18. depression
  19. difficult or labored breathing
  20. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  21. dizziness
  22. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  23. drowsiness
  24. dry mouth
  25. fainting
  26. fast or irregular heartbeat
  27. fever
  28. frequent urge to urinate
  29. headache
  30. hostility
  31. inability to move the arms and legs
  32. increased blood pressure
  33. increased thirst
  34. irritability
  35. itching in other skin areas
  36. lethargy
  37. loss of appetite
  38. loss of bladder control
  39. lower back or side pain
  40. mood or mental changes
  41. muscle pain or cramps
  42. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  43. nausea or vomiting
  44. nervousness
  45. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  46. pale skin
  47. pounding in the ears
  48. rapid weight gain
  49. scaling
  50. shortness of breath
  51. slow or fast heartbeat
  52. sore throat
  53. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  54. stupor
  55. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  56. sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs
  57. sweating
  58. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  59. swollen glands
  60. tightness in the chest
  61. trembling
  62. troubled breathing
  63. troubled breathing with exertion
  64. unusual bleeding or bruising
  65. unusual tiredness or weakness
  66. unusual weight gain or loss
  67. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  68. weight gain
  69. wheezing

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. coughing or spitting up blood
  3. drowsiness
  4. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  5. loss of appetite
  6. night sweats
  7. persistent non-healing sore
  8. pink growth reddish patch or irritated area
  9. shiny bump
  10. sudden high fever or low-grade fever for months
  11. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  12. weight gain
  13. white, yellow, or waxy scar-like area

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. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. blemishes on the skin
  3. body aches or pain
  4. collection of blood under the skin
  5. cough producing mucus
  6. deep, dark purple bruise
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  9. difficulty with moving
  10. dry mouth
  11. ear congestion
  12. flushed, dry skin
  13. fruit-like breath odor
  14. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  15. increased hunger
  16. increased sweating
  17. increased urination
  18. itching, pain, redness, or swelling
  19. loss of consciousness
  20. loss of voice
  21. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  22. muscle or bone pain
  23. muscle pain or stiffness
  24. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  25. pain in the joints
  26. pimples
  27. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  28. shortness of breath
  29. sleeplessness
  30. sneezing
  31. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. tremor
  34. trouble sleeping
  35. unable to sleep
  36. unexplained weight loss

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.