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. Back pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bladder pain
  4. blindness
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. blurred vision
  7. body aches or pain
  8. burning or stinging of the skin
  9. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  10. chest pain
  11. chills
  12. cough
  13. cough producing mucus
  14. diarrhea
  15. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  16. difficulty breathing
  17. difficulty with moving
  18. dizziness
  19. ear congestion
  20. fever
  21. frequent urge to urinate
  22. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  23. headache
  24. joint pain or swelling
  25. loss of appetite
  26. loss of voice
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. muscle ache, cramp, pain, or stiffness
  29. nausea
  30. nervousness
  31. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  32. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  33. pale skin
  34. pounding in the ears
  35. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
  36. shivering
  37. slow or fast heartbeat
  38. sneezing
  39. sore throat
  40. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  41. stuffy or runny nose
  42. sweating
  43. swollen glands
  44. tightness of the chest
  45. trouble sleeping
  46. troubled breathing with or without exertion
  47. unusual bleeding or bruising
  48. unusual tiredness or weakness
  49. vomiting

Less common

  1. General feeling of discomfort or illness
  2. hoarseness
  3. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the 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. Bone pain
  2. constipation
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. mouth or throat pain
  6. pain in the arms or legs

More common

  1. Bruise
  2. hair loss or thinning of hair
  3. lack or loss of strength

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.