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:


  1. Burning while urinating
  2. confusion
  3. decreased urination
  4. difficult or labored breathing
  5. difficult or painful urination
  6. dizziness
  7. dry mouth
  8. fainting
  9. fever
  10. increase in heart rate
  11. lightheadedness
  12. rapid breathing
  13. shortness of breath
  14. sunken eyes
  15. thirst
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. unusual tiredness or weakness
  18. wheezing
  19. wrinkled skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. clay-colored stools
  11. cloudy urine
  12. cough or hoarseness
  13. coughing up blood
  14. dark urine
  15. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  16. diarrhea
  17. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  18. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. feeling of discomfort
  21. feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior
  22. feeling that others can hear your thoughts
  23. feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there
  24. fever with or without chills
  25. general body swelling
  26. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  27. high fever
  28. hives
  29. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  30. increased thirst
  31. inflammation of the joints
  32. itching
  33. joint or muscle pain
  34. loss of appetite
  35. lower back or side pain
  36. muscle aches
  37. nausea or vomiting
  38. noisy breathing
  39. nosebleeds
  40. pain
  41. pale skin
  42. paralysis
  43. problems with speech or speaking
  44. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  45. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  46. red or black, tarry stools
  47. red or dark brown urine
  48. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  49. red, irritated eyes
  50. seizures
  51. severe mood or mental changes
  52. skin rash
  53. sore throat
  54. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  55. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  56. swollen lymph glands
  57. swollen or painful glands
  58. unpleasant breath odor
  59. unusual behavior
  60. unusual bleeding or bruising
  61. unusual weight loss
  62. vomiting of blood
  63. wheezing
  64. yellowing of the 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:

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. loose stools
  6. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain


  1. Agitation
  2. bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  3. bloated, full feeling
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. change in taste
  6. constipation
  7. cracks in the skin at the corners of the mouth
  8. dry mouth
  9. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  10. feeling unusually cold
  11. full feeling
  12. headache
  13. hives or welts
  14. increase in the body movements
  15. irritability
  16. itching of the vagina or genital area
  17. pain during sexual intercourse
  18. passing gas
  19. redness of the skin
  20. shivering
  21. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  22. sleeplessness
  23. soreness or redness around the fingernails and toenails
  24. stuffy nose
  25. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  26. trouble with sleeping
  27. unable to sleep
  28. weight loss

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.