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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloating
  3. chills
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. constipation
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased appetite
  9. diarrhea
  10. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. feeling of discomfort
  15. fever
  16. headache
  17. hives, itching, puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. hives or welts, itching, or rash
  19. increased thirst
  20. indigestion
  21. inflammation of the joints
  22. joint or muscle pain
  23. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  24. loss of appetite
  25. nausea
  26. numbness or tingling of the face, hands, or feet
  27. pain in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  28. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  29. redness and soreness of the eyes
  30. redness of the skin
  31. sore throat
  32. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  33. stomach cramps
  34. stomach pain or tenderness
  35. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  36. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  37. tightness in the chest
  38. unusual tiredness or weakness
  39. unusual weight loss
  40. vomiting
  41. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  7. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  8. chest pain, discomfort, or burning
  9. cracks in the skin
  10. decrease in vision
  11. difficulty breathing
  12. discoloration of the thyroid glands
  13. double vision
  14. general body swelling
  15. heartburn
  16. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  17. loss of heat from the body
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. nosebleeds
  20. pain or burning in the throat
  21. pain with swallowing
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. pale skin
  24. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  25. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on the skin
  26. red, swollen skin
  27. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  28. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  29. scaly skin
  30. severe nausea
  31. severe stomach pain
  32. severe sunburn
  33. tooth discoloration
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. vomiting blood

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.