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. Belching
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bladder pain
  4. bleeding gums
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. bloody nose
  8. bloody or cloudy urine
  9. blurred vision
  10. body aches or pain
  11. chest pain
  12. chills
  13. cloudy urine
  14. confusion
  15. cough
  16. diarrhea
  17. difficult or labored breathing
  18. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  20. dry mouth
  21. ear congestion
  22. fever
  23. flushed, dry skin
  24. frequent urge to urinate
  25. fruit-like breath odor
  26. headache
  27. heartburn
  28. hoarseness
  29. increased hunger
  30. increased thirst
  31. increased urination
  32. indigestion
  33. loss of voice
  34. lower back or side pain
  35. nausea
  36. nervousness
  37. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  38. pelvic pain
  39. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  40. pounding in the ears
  41. rapid weight gain
  42. runny or stuffy nose
  43. slow or fast heartbeat
  44. slow wound healing
  45. sneezing
  46. sore throat
  47. sores on the skin
  48. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  49. stomach cramps, discomfort, upset, or pain
  50. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  51. swollen glands
  52. tightness in the chest
  53. tingling of the hands or feet
  54. unexplained weight loss
  55. unusual bleeding or bruising
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. unusual weight gain or loss
  58. voice changes
  59. vomiting
  60. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  61. watery or bloody diarrhea
  62. weight gain
  63. wrinkled skin
  64. yellow skin

Less common

  1. Bone pain
  2. difficulty with swallowing
  3. fainting
  4. severe constipation
  5. severe vomiting
  6. stomach pain or tenderness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
  2. constipation
  3. decreased vision or other changes in vision
  4. eye pain
  5. eye redness
  6. heavy jaw feeling
  7. high fever
  8. loosening of a tooth
  9. loss of vision
  10. pain, swelling, or numbness in the mouth or jaw
  11. pale skin
  12. severe stomach pain
  13. stomach cramping or burning
  14. stomach pain, usually after eating a meal
  15. sudden weakness in the arms or legs
  16. tearing of the eyes

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. Anxiety
  2. back pain
  3. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  4. change in walking and balance
  5. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  6. decreased weight
  7. difficulty in moving
  8. excess flow of tears
  9. joint pain or swelling
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of appetite
  12. loss or thinning of the hair
  13. pain in the rectum

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.