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. collection of blood under the skin
  3. coughing up blood
  4. deep, dark purple bruise
  5. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. headache
  8. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  9. itching, pain, redness, or swelling
  10. nosebleeds
  11. paralysis
  12. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  13. red or black, tarry stools
  14. red or dark brown urine
  15. shortness of breath

Less common

  1. Changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  2. cough
  3. fast heartbeat
  4. hives
  5. pale skin
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. skin rash
  8. tightness in the chest
  9. troubled breathing with exertion
  10. unusual bleeding or bruising
  11. unusual tiredness or weakness
  12. wheezing
  13. wound secretion

Less common or rare

  1. Blood in the urine
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. fever
  6. severe or sudden headache
  7. sudden loss of coordination
  8. sudden slurring of speech
  9. sweating
  10. tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over affected area
  11. trouble healing
  12. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Nausea
  2. vomiting

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.