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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blood in the urine or stools
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. confusion as to time, place, or person
  8. cough
  9. coughing up blood
  10. deafness
  11. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  12. diarrhea
  13. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. ear congestion
  17. facial swelling
  18. fainting
  19. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  20. fever
  21. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  22. headache
  23. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  24. increased blood pressure
  25. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  26. increased thirst
  27. itching of the genitals or other skin areas
  28. loss of appetite
  29. loss of voice
  30. lower back or side pain
  31. nasal congestion
  32. nausea
  33. nervousness
  34. nosebleeds
  35. painful or difficult urination
  36. pale skin
  37. paralysis
  38. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  39. pounding in the ears
  40. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  41. rapid, shallow breathing
  42. red or black, tarry stools
  43. red or dark brown urine
  44. runny nose
  45. scaling
  46. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  47. skin rash
  48. sneezing
  49. sore throat
  50. stomach cramps
  51. stomach pain
  52. sweating
  53. swelling
  54. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  55. tenderness
  56. thickening of the bronchial secretions
  57. tightness in the chest
  58. troubled breathing
  59. troubled breathing with exertion
  60. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  61. unusual bleeding or bruising
  62. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  63. unusual tiredness or weakness
  64. vomiting
  65. watery or bloody diarrhea
  66. weakness
  67. weight gain

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. Anxiety
  2. belching
  3. bleeding after having a bowel movement
  4. bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  5. bone and muscle pain
  6. burning, dry, or itching of the eyes
  7. changes in vision
  8. constipation
  9. cracked lips
  10. decreased appetite
  11. discharge, excessive tearing
  12. heartburn
  13. indigestion
  14. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  15. small red or purple spots on the skin
  16. stomach discomfort or upset
  17. trouble sleeping
  18. uncomfortable swelling around the anus

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.