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. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. change in color vision
  5. clay colored stools
  6. confusion
  7. dark urine
  8. decreased appetite
  9. defects in intelligence, short-term memory, learning ability, and attention
  10. difficulty seeing at night
  11. dizziness
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  15. itching or skin rash
  16. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  17. loss of appetite
  18. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  19. nausea and vomiting
  20. problems with balance
  21. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  22. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  23. trouble sleeping
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness
  25. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Chest pain
  2. decreased urine output
  3. dilated neck veins
  4. double vision
  5. extreme fatigue
  6. fainting
  7. irregular breathing
  8. irregular heartbeat recurrent
  9. loss of memory
  10. problems with memory
  11. problems with speech or speaking
  12. seeing double
  13. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  14. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  15. tightness in the chest
  16. trouble remembering
  17. troubled breathing
  18. weight gain

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. Change or loss of taste
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

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.