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. Bluish color
  2. diarrhea
  3. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  4. pale skin
  5. troubled breathing with exertion
  6. unusual bleeding or bruising
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps, pain, or tenderness
  2. bloody urine
  3. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  4. fever
  5. increased blood pressure
  6. increased thirst
  7. itching or pain of the vagina or genital area
  8. loss of appetite
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. sore mouth or tongue
  12. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  13. thick, white vaginal discharge with mild or no odor
  14. troubled breathing
  15. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
  16. weight gain
  17. white patches in the mouth or on the tongue

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. chills
  3. cough
  4. difficulty with swallowing or sore throat
  5. dizziness
  6. fast heartbeat
  7. itching
  8. joint or muscle pain
  9. loss of bladder control
  10. muscle spasm or jerking of extremities
  11. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  12. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  13. red, irritated eyes
  14. skin rash or hives
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  16. sudden loss of consciousness
  17. tightness in the chest

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. Headache

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.