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:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased appetite
  9. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  10. decreased urine output
  11. depression
  12. diarrhea
  13. dizziness
  14. fever
  15. headache
  16. irritability
  17. itching, skin rash
  18. joint or muscle pain
  19. loss of appetite
  20. loss of consciousness
  21. muscle twitching
  22. nausea
  23. rapid weight gain
  24. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  25. red, irritated eyes
  26. seizures
  27. severe sleepiness
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  30. stomach pain or tenderness
  31. swelling of the face, hands, feet, lower legs, or ankles
  32. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  33. vomiting
  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:

Incidence not known

  1. Redistribution of body fat

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.