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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. clay colored stools
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. decreased or loss of appetite
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. fever
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. headache
  12. itching
  13. nausea and vomiting
  14. rapid weight gain
  15. skin rash
  16. stomach pain or tenderness
  17. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  18. thickening of bronchial secretions
  19. tightness in the chest
  20. tingling of the hands or feet
  21. unusual weight gain or loss
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Agitation
  2. coma
  3. confusion
  4. constipation
  5. decreased urine output
  6. depression
  7. dizziness
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. hostility
  10. indigestion
  11. irritability
  12. lethargy
  13. muscle twitching
  14. pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth on the skin
  15. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  16. seizures
  17. sore throat
  18. stupor
  19. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands

Incidence not known

  1. Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  2. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  3. severe sunburn

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. Back pain
  2. diarrhea

Less common

  1. Hives or welts

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.