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:


  1. Black, tarry, stools
  2. bluish color of the skin
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. dark urine
  6. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. fever
  9. general tiredness and weakness
  10. light-colored stools
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. nausea
  13. pain or swelling at the injection site
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. skin itching, rash, or redness
  17. sore throat
  18. stomach cramps
  19. swelling of the face, throat, or tongue
  20. swelling of the foot or leg
  21. tenderness
  22. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  23. unusual bleeding or bruising
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness
  25. upper right stomach pain
  26. vomiting
  27. watery or bloody diarrhea
  28. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bleeding under the skin
  3. blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. cold, clammy skin
  7. confusion
  8. coughing up blood
  9. dizziness
  10. fast, weak pulse
  11. headache
  12. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  13. joint or muscle pain
  14. lightheadedness
  15. loss of appetite
  16. nosebleeds
  17. paralysis
  18. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  19. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  20. red, irritated eyes
  21. red or black, tarry stools
  22. red or dark brown urine
  23. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  24. stomach pain
  25. sweating
  26. unpleasant breath odor
  27. vomiting of blood

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.