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:

Less common or rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. back pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. chest pain or tightness
  7. chills
  8. clay colored stools
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. decreased appetite
  12. difficulty swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. feeling of warmth
  16. fever
  17. headache
  18. hives, welts, itching, or rash
  19. loss of appetite
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. pale skin
  22. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  23. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  24. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  25. redness of the skin
  26. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  27. sore mouth or tongue
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  30. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  31. swollen glands
  32. tightness in the chest
  33. troubled breathing with exertion
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  37. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
  38. 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:

Less common

  1. Diarrhea

Less common or rare

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. cold sweats
  4. coma
  5. confusion
  6. cool, pale skin
  7. depression
  8. increased hunger
  9. nightmares
  10. seizures
  11. shakiness
  12. slurred speech

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.