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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bluish color
  6. blurred vision
  7. changes in skin color
  8. chest pain
  9. confusion
  10. cough
  11. decreased urine
  12. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  13. dry mouth
  14. fainting
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fever or chills
  17. increased thirst
  18. irregular heartbeat
  19. loss of appetite
  20. mood changes
  21. muscle pain or cramps
  22. nausea or vomiting
  23. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  24. pale skin
  25. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  26. rapid, shallow breathing
  27. sore throat
  28. sweating
  29. tenderness
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. troubled breathing with exertion
  32. unusual bleeding or bruising
  33. unusual tiredness or weakness
  34. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. clay colored stools
  3. dark urine
  4. decreased appetite
  5. headache
  6. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. skin rash or itching
  9. yellow eyes or 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. pain at the injection site

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.