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. Blurred vision
  2. change in ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  3. confusion
  4. fever
  5. headache
  6. nausea
  7. problems with movement, walking, or speech
  8. seizures
  9. trouble healing
  10. vomiting

Less common

  1. Change in personality
  2. drowsiness
  3. general feeling of illness
  4. severe headache
  5. stiff neck or back
  6. weakness

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. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement
  6. discouragement
  7. feeling sad or empty
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. irritability
  10. lack of appetite
  11. lack or loss of strength
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. stomach pain
  15. trouble concentrating
  16. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Chest pain

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.