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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bloody stools
  5. constipation
  6. diarrhea
  7. heartburn
  8. indigestion
  9. nausea
  10. pain or burning in the throat
  11. stomach discomfort, upset, burning, or pain
  12. vomiting
  13. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds


  1. Chest pain or discomfort
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with swallowing
  4. dizziness
  5. fainting or loss of consciousness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. fast or irregular breathing
  8. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back or neck
  9. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  10. redness of the skin
  11. skin rash, hives, welts, or itching skin
  12. sweating
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. trouble breathing
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blood in the urine
  3. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  4. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  5. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Hair loss or thinning of the hair

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.