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. Abdominal or stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain
  2. belching
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. cloudy urine
  5. constipation
  6. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  7. diarrhea
  8. dizziness
  9. feeling of indigestion
  10. headache
  11. increased bleeding time
  12. itching skin or rash
  13. loss of appetite
  14. nausea and vomiting
  15. pain in the chest below the breastbone
  16. pale skin
  17. severe stomach pain
  18. swelling
  19. troubled breathing with exertion
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  23. weight loss

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. blurred vision
  3. change in consciousness
  4. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  5. confusion
  6. depression
  7. difficult or troubled breathing
  8. hives
  9. hostility
  10. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  11. irritability
  12. loss of consciousness
  13. muscle twitching
  14. nervousness
  15. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  16. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. rapid weight gain
  19. seizures
  20. sleepiness
  21. slow or fast heartbeat
  22. stupor
  23. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  24. tightness in the chest
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

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. Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. hearing loss
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. passing gas

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.