Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. blood in urine or stools
  5. chills
  6. clay-colored stools
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. dizziness
  10. fever
  11. joint or muscle pain
  12. loss of appetite
  13. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  14. red, irritated eyes
  15. sore throat
  16. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  17. unpleasant breath odor
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. vomiting of blood
  20. yellow eyes or skin

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. Cramps
  2. diarrhea
  3. headache
  4. heavy bleeding
  5. nausea
  6. stomach pain

Less common

  1. Bloated, full feeling
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feeling
  3. confusion as to time, place, or person
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. hives or welts
  6. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  7. itching skin
  8. mood or mental changes
  9. passing gas
  10. rash
  11. redness of skin
  12. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  13. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.

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