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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. fever
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. painful or difficult urination
  9. pale skin
  10. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  11. sore throat
  12. troubled breathing with exertion
  13. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  14. unusual bleeding or bruising
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. cloudy urine
  3. confusion
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. drowsiness
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. lower back or side pain
  8. shakiness and unsteady walk
  9. trouble remembering
  10. uncontrolled eye movements
  11. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

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. Bone pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. headache
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. muscle spasms
  7. nausea
  8. pain in the arms or legs
  9. vomiting
  10. weight gain

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.