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. Agitation
  2. back pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  5. bloody stools
  6. blurred vision
  7. chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  8. chills
  9. confusion
  10. cough
  11. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  12. decreased urine
  13. depression
  14. difficult or labored breathing
  15. dry mouth
  16. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  17. feeling of warmth
  18. fever
  19. headache
  20. hoarseness
  21. hostility
  22. increased thirst
  23. irritability
  24. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  25. loss of appetite
  26. loss of consciousness
  27. lower back or side pain
  28. mood changes
  29. muscle pain, cramps, or twitching
  30. nausea
  31. nervousness
  32. nosebleed
  33. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  34. painful or difficult urination
  35. pounding in the ears
  36. rapid weight gain
  37. rapid, shallow breathing
  38. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  39. seizures
  40. severe sleepiness
  41. slow heartbeat
  42. swollen glands
  43. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness
  44. unusual weight gain or loss
  45. vomiting
  46. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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. Constipation
  2. lack or loss of strength
  3. stomach pain

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.