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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin
  6. bloating
  7. blood in urine or stools
  8. bloody urine
  9. blue lips and fingernails
  10. blurred vision
  11. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  12. chest pain
  13. chills
  14. clay-colored stools
  15. cloudy urine
  16. cold sweats
  17. confusion
  18. constipation
  19. cough or hoarseness
  20. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  21. coughing up blood
  22. cracks in the skin
  23. darkened urine
  24. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  25. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  26. diarrhea
  27. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  28. difficulty swallowing
  29. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly
  30. dry mouth
  31. fast or irregular heartbeat
  32. fever
  33. flushed, dry skin
  34. fruit-like breath odor
  35. general body swelling
  36. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  37. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  38. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  39. headache
  40. hives
  41. increased blood pressure
  42. increased hunger
  43. increased sweating
  44. increased thirst
  45. increased urination
  46. indigestion
  47. itching
  48. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  49. loss of appetite
  50. loss of heat from the body
  51. lower back or side pain
  52. muscle cramps or pain
  53. nausea or vomiting
  54. nosebleeds
  55. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet
  56. pain in joints or muscles
  57. painful or difficult urination
  58. pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  59. pale skin
  60. pinpoint red spots on skin
  61. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  62. rash
  63. red, irritated eyes
  64. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  65. red, swollen skin
  66. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  67. scaly skin
  68. seizures
  69. shortness of breath
  70. sore throat
  71. sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth
  72. sores, welting, or blisters
  73. sugar in the urine
  74. swelling of face, fingers, legs, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  75. swollen or painful glands
  76. tenderness of salivary glands
  77. thickening of bronchial secretions
  78. tightness in chest
  79. trembling
  80. troubled breathing
  81. unpleasant breath odor
  82. unusual bleeding or bruising
  83. unusual tiredness or weakness
  84. unusual weight loss
  85. vomiting of blood
  86. weakness and heaviness of legs
  87. weight gain
  88. wheezing
  89. yellow 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Cramping
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. hair loss, thinning of hair
  6. inability to have or keep an erection
  7. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  8. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  9. muscle spasm
  10. pinpoint red or purple spots on skin
  11. redness or other discoloration of skin
  12. restlessness
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. severe sunburn
  15. weakness

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.