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. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. frequent urge to urinate
  6. lower back or side pain

Less common

  1. Cold or flu-like symptoms
  2. cough or hoarseness
  3. fever or chills

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. dark-colored urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty breathing
  7. difficulty with speaking
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. double vision
  11. faintness
  12. headache
  13. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  14. inability to speak
  15. itching, skin rash
  16. joint or muscle pain
  17. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  18. loss of bladder control
  19. muscle cramps or spasms
  20. muscle pain or stiffness
  21. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  22. nausea
  23. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  24. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  25. red, irritated eyes
  26. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  27. seizures
  28. slow speech
  29. sore throat
  30. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  31. sudden loss of consciousness
  32. sweating
  33. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  34. tightness in the chest
  35. uncontrolled repeated movements (tics)
  36. uncontrolled vocal outbursts
  37. unusual tiredness or weakness
  38. vomiting

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. dry mouth
  3. lack or loss of strength
  4. stomach pain
  5. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Constipation
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. false or unusual sense of well-being
  4. inability to have or keep an erection
  5. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  6. twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs

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.