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:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blurred vision or any other change in vision
  4. chest discomfort or pain
  5. chills
  6. clay colored stools
  7. coughing up blood
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased appetite
  10. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  11. dizziness
  12. faintness
  13. fast irregular or pounding heartbeat
  14. fever
  15. headache
  16. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  17. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  18. itching or skin rash
  19. loss of appetite
  20. muscle cramps or spasms
  21. muscle pain or stiffness
  22. nausea and vomiting
  23. nervousness
  24. nosebleeds
  25. paralysis
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  28. red or black, tarry stools
  29. red or dark brown urine
  30. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  31. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  32. seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain appearing across part of vision
  33. severe sunburn
  34. slow or fast heartbeat
  35. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  36. unusual tiredness or weakness
  37. 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:

More common

  1. Acne or pimples
  2. diarrhea
  3. nausea
  4. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  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.