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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, or tenderness
  2. anxiety
  3. backache
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloody or clay-colored stools
  6. changes in skin color
  7. chest pain or discomfort
  8. chills or fever
  9. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  10. cough or sore throat
  11. darkened urine
  12. difficulty with speaking
  13. dizziness, lightheadedness, or confusion
  14. double vision
  15. fainting
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fluid-filled skin blisters
  18. headache, severe and throbbing
  19. heartburn or indigestion
  20. heavy bleeding
  21. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  22. irregular heartbeats
  23. joint or muscle pain
  24. loss of appetite
  25. loss of bladder control
  26. lump in the breast or under the arm
  27. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  28. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  29. nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  30. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  31. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  32. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  33. painful or tender cysts in the breasts
  34. painful, red lumps under the skin, mostly on the legs
  35. rash, hives or welts
  36. rectal bleeding
  37. red, irritated eyes
  38. redness or swelling of the breast
  39. sensitivity to the sun
  40. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  41. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  42. stomach discomfort or upset
  43. sudden loss of consciousness
  44. sudden shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  45. sweating
  46. swelling of the foot or leg
  47. tremor
  48. unusual tiredness or weakness
  49. vomiting of blood
  50. 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. Brown, blotchy spots on exposed skin
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. difficulty of wearing contact lenses
  4. hair loss in the scalp
  5. increase or decrease in weight
  6. increased hair growth, especially on the face
  7. mental depression
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. pain or swelling at the injection site
  10. twitching, uncontrolled movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs

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.