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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. bloody nose
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. decreased weight
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. difficulty with swallowing
  10. fever
  11. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  12. hoarseness
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. rapid weight gain
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  17. tingling of the hands or feet

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. coughing up blood
  6. extreme tiredness or weakness
  7. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  8. increased thirst or urination
  9. irregular breathing
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea
  12. nervousness
  13. nosebleeds
  14. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  15. red or black, tarry stools
  16. red or dark brown urine
  17. slow heartbeat
  18. stomach ache
  19. sweating
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. confusion
  3. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  4. depression
  5. dizziness
  6. hostility
  7. irritability
  8. muscle twitching
  9. seizures
  10. severe sleepiness
  11. unusual drowsiness, dullness, or feeling of sluggishness

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 in taste
  2. dry skin
  3. itching skin or rash
  4. lack or loss of strength
  5. loss of taste
  6. pain in the arms or legs
  7. stomach pain
  8. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. blistering, peeling, redness, or swelling of the palms, hands, or bottoms of the feet
  3. bumps on the skin
  4. burning, dry, or itching eyes
  5. discoloration of the fingernails or toenails
  6. feeling of fullness
  7. flushing or redness of the skin
  8. jaw pain
  9. numbness, pain, tingling, or unusual sensations in the palms of the hands or bottoms of the feet
  10. passing of gas
  11. redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

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.