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:

More common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
  3. pale skin
  4. troubled breathing with exertion
  5. unusual bleeding or bruising
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bloody or black, tarry stools
  2. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds


  1. Confusion
  2. cough
  3. difficulty with speaking
  4. double vision
  5. fever
  6. headache, sudden, severe
  7. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  8. inability to speak
  9. nausea
  10. slow speech
  11. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in urine
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. hives, itching, rash, redness of the skin
  7. hoarseness
  8. irritation
  9. joint pain, stiffness or swelling
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, sex organs
  11. leg weakness
  12. loss of bladder or bowel control
  13. paralysis
  14. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  15. stomach pain
  16. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. troubled breathing or swallowing

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. Dizziness

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.