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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. change in the color, amount, or odor of vaginal discharge
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. frequent urge to urinate
  6. lower back or side pain


  1. Decreased appetite
  2. diarrhea
  3. fast, shallow breathing
  4. general feeling of discomfort
  5. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  6. muscle pain or cramping
  7. nausea
  8. sleepiness
  9. stomach discomfort
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. cold sweats
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. dark urine
  9. depression
  10. dizziness
  11. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  12. fast heartbeat
  13. fever
  14. headache
  15. hives, itching, or rash
  16. hoarseness
  17. increased hunger
  18. irritation
  19. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  20. loss of appetite
  21. loss of consciousness
  22. nightmares
  23. pain, tenderness, redness, or swelling of the area between the anus and genitals
  24. redness of the skin
  25. seizures
  26. shakiness
  27. slurred speech
  28. sweating
  29. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. troubled swallowing
  32. unpleasant breath odor
  33. vomiting of blood
  34. 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. Muscle aches
  2. sore throat
  3. stuffy or runny nose

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. body aches or pain
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  5. voice changes

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.