Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Bladder pain
  2. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. difficulty with breathing
  9. discouragement
  10. ear congestion
  11. feeling sad or empty
  12. fever or chills
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. headache
  15. irritability
  16. lack of appetite
  17. loss of interest or pleasure
  18. loss of voice
  19. lower back or side pain
  20. nasal congestion
  21. painful or difficult urination
  22. rash
  23. runny nose
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. swelling
  27. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  28. trouble concentrating
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Dark urine
  2. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  3. light-colored stools
  4. persistent loss of appetite
  5. right upper quadrant tenderness
  6. stomach pain, continuous
  7. vomiting
  8. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  2. watery or bloody diarrhea

Incidence not known

  1. Dizziness
  2. fast heartbeat
  3. hives or welts
  4. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  5. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  6. tightness in the chest

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. Blemishes on the skin
  2. pimples
  3. seizures

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.