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. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  9. chest pain
  10. chills
  11. clay-colored stools
  12. cold sweats
  13. confusion
  14. cough or hoarseness
  15. coughing up blood
  16. darkened urine
  17. diarrhea
  18. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  20. dry mouth
  21. fast heartbeat
  22. fever
  23. flushed, dry skin
  24. fruit-like breath odor
  25. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  26. headache
  27. increased hunger
  28. increased thirst
  29. increased urination
  30. indigestion
  31. itching or skin rash
  32. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  33. loss of appetite
  34. lower back or side pain
  35. nausea
  36. pain in the joints or muscles
  37. painful or difficult urination
  38. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  39. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  40. red, irritated eyes
  41. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  42. redness, soreness or itching skin
  43. sore throat
  44. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  45. sores, welting, or blisters
  46. sugar in the urine
  47. sweating
  48. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  49. swollen glands
  50. tightness in the chest
  51. troubled breathing
  52. unpleasant breath odor
  53. unusual bleeding or bruising
  54. unusual tiredness or weakness
  55. unusual weight loss
  56. vomiting
  57. vomiting of blood
  58. weight loss
  59. 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. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  4. hives
  5. inability to have or keep an erection
  6. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  7. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  8. muscle spasm
  9. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  10. restlessness
  11. sensation of spinning
  12. severe sunburn
  13. 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.