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. Black, tarry stools
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. fever
  6. painful or difficult urination
  7. rash
  8. sore throat
  9. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  10. swollen glands
  11. unusual bleeding or bruising
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  2. headache
  3. tremors
  4. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  5. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. dark urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. general tiredness and weakness
  8. inability to concentrate
  9. itching
  10. light-colored stools
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. nausea
  13. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  14. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  15. red, irritated eyes
  16. seizures
  17. swelling of the eyelid, arms, or legs
  18. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  19. temporary disorientation
  20. temporary loss of memory
  21. trouble sleeping
  22. upper right abdominal pain
  23. vomiting
  24. 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:

More common

  1. Decreased appetite
  2. decreased weight
  3. stomach pain

Incidence not known

  1. Bone pain
  2. dry mouth
  3. loss of sense of taste
  4. loss of strength
  5. muscle aching or cramping

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.