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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Skin rash, itching, redness, or swelling


  1. black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in urine or stools
  4. Dizziness
  5. headache
  6. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  7. pinpoint red spots on skin
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence unknown

  1. Bone pain
  2. lower back or side pain
  3. pain, inflammation, or swelling in calves, shoulders, or hands
  4. painful, swollen joints
  5. seizures

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. Diarrhea
  2. loss of appetite
  3. nausea
  4. stomach cramps
  5. vomiting

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.