Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Feeding intolerance

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blood in the stools or urine
  4. bruising
  5. burning feeling or tenderness in the stomach
  6. chills
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. coughing or vomiting blood
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depression
  12. dizziness
  13. fainting
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. fever
  16. headache
  17. hostility
  18. indigestion
  19. irritability
  20. lethargy
  21. lightheadedness
  22. muscle twitching
  23. nausea
  24. persistent bleeding
  25. rapid, shallow breathing
  26. rapid weight gain
  27. rash
  28. seizures
  29. severe stomach pain
  30. stomach upset
  31. stupor
  32. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  33. trouble breathing
  34. unusual tiredness or weakness
  35. vomiting
  36. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Irritability
  2. nervousness
  3. rapid heartbeat
  4. trouble sleeping

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. Rash

Less common

  1. Dry skin

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.