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. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. blurred vision
  6. burning or stinging of the skin
  7. chest pain
  8. cough
  9. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. dizziness
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. joint pain
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. muscle ache, cramp, pain, or stiffness
  17. nausea
  18. nervousness
  19. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  20. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  21. pale skin
  22. pounding in the ears
  23. slow or fast heartbeat
  24. sneezing
  25. sore throat
  26. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  27. stuffy or runny nose
  28. swollen glands or joints
  29. tightness of the chest
  30. troubled breathing with or without exertion
  31. unusual bleeding or bruising
  32. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. diarrhea
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. shivering
  6. sweating
  7. trouble sleeping
  8. vomiting

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. Difficulty having a bowel movement
  2. pain in the arms or legs

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.