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. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody or black, tarry stools
  3. body aches or pain
  4. burning, tingling, numbness, or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. coughing up blood
  10. decrease in the amount of urine
  11. dizziness
  12. ear congestion
  13. fainting
  14. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  15. fever
  16. full or bloated feeling
  17. headache
  18. hoarseness
  19. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  20. loss of voice
  21. lower back or side pain
  22. nasal congestion
  23. noisy or rattling breathing
  24. nosebleeds
  25. painful or difficult urination
  26. pale skin
  27. paralysis
  28. pressure in the stomach
  29. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  30. red or dark brown urine
  31. runny nose
  32. sensation of pins and needles
  33. severe stomach pain
  34. sneezing
  35. sore throat
  36. stabbing pain
  37. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  38. swelling of the face, fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs
  39. tightness in the chest
  40. troubled breathing
  41. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  42. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  43. unusual bleeding or bruising
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  46. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  47. weight gain

Less common

  1. Blue lips and fingernails
  2. chest discomfort
  3. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  4. difficult or fast breathing
  5. dilated neck veins
  6. increased sweating
  7. irregular breathing
  8. nausea
  9. swelling in the legs and ankles

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blurred vision
  4. cloudy or bloody urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. itching
  7. joint or muscle pain
  8. nervousness
  9. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  10. pounding in the ears
  11. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  12. red, irritated eyes
  13. sudden weakness in the arms or legs
  14. sudden, severe chest pain
  15. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area

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. Bone pain
  2. cracked lips
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. loss of appetite
  7. muscle aching, cramping, or stiffness
  8. pain
  9. skin rash
  10. stomach pain
  11. swollen joints
  12. vomiting
  13. weight loss

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.