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. Agitation
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. cough
  8. dizziness
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. hoarseness
  12. irritability
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  17. rapid, shallow breathing
  18. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  19. seizures
  20. sore throat
  21. stiff neck
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. tingling of the hands or feet
  24. troubled breathing
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. unusual weight gain or loss
  28. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Cloudy urine
  2. darkened urine
  3. discouragement
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. extremely high fever or body temperature
  6. eye pain
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. general feeling of illness
  9. irritability
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. loss of interest or pleasure
  12. mood or mental changes
  13. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  14. persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
  15. pounding in the ears
  16. problems with speech or speaking
  17. rash
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. stomach pain
  20. sweating
  21. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  22. trouble sleeping
  23. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  24. 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:

More common

  1. Bone, joint, or muscle pain
  2. change in urination
  3. decreased appetite
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement
  6. dry mouth
  7. increased hunger or thirst
  8. irregular heartbeat
  9. muscle pain or cramps
  10. pain in the arms or legs
  11. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet

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.