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:

Less common

  1. Fever or chills
  2. cough or hoarseness
  3. lower back or side pain
  4. painful or difficult urination

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back pain
  3. bloating of the abdomen or stomach
  4. blurred vision
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. dark urine
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness drowsiness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. headache
  12. hives, itching, or skin rash
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. light-colored stools
  15. nausea and vomiting
  16. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. yellow eyes or skin

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. Diarrhea
  2. feeling of warmth
  3. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. stomach discomfort or upset

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.