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. Cracks in the skin
  2. loss of heat from the body
  3. red, swollen skin
  4. scaly skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, or tenderness
  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. chest pain
  9. chills
  10. clay-colored stools
  11. cloudy urine
  12. confusion
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. dark urine
  15. decrease in the amount of urine
  16. diarrhea
  17. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  18. difficulty with swallowing
  19. dizziness
  20. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  21. dry mouth
  22. fast heartbeat
  23. fever with or without chills
  24. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  25. headache
  26. heart stops
  27. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  28. increased thirst
  29. itching of the vagina or genital area
  30. joint or muscle pain
  31. loss of appetite
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. nausea or vomiting
  34. no breathing
  35. no pulse or blood pressure
  36. pain during sexual intercourse
  37. pain in the lower back or side
  38. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  39. painful or difficult urination
  40. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  41. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  42. rash
  43. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  44. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  45. red, irritated eyes
  46. redness of the skin
  47. shortness of breath
  48. sore throat
  49. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  50. swollen glands
  51. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  52. thirst
  53. tightness in the chest
  54. unconscious
  55. unpleasant breath odor
  56. unusual bleeding or bruising
  57. unusual tiredness or weakness
  58. unusual weight loss
  59. vomiting of blood
  60. 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. Bitter taste
  2. changes in skin color
  3. pain, lump, or irritation at the injection site

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.