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:

Less common

  1. Chills
  2. fever
  3. hives, itching, or skin rash
  4. muscle aches and pains
  5. nausea
  6. stomach pain
  7. vomiting

Rare

  1. Chronic indigestion
  2. dark urine
  3. muscle cramps, spasms, stiffness, swelling, or weakness
  4. troubled breathing
  5. unusual bleeding or bruising
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness
  7. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. bloating
  3. bloody urine
  4. constipation
  5. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  6. difficulty in moving
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. general tiredness and weakness
  9. increased blood pressure
  10. increased thirst
  11. indigestion
  12. joint pain or swelling
  13. light-colored stools
  14. loss of appetite
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  17. pale skin
  18. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  19. troubled breathing with exertion
  20. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  21. 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. Runny nose
  2. sneezing
  3. stuffy nose

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. eye irritation
  4. gas
  5. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

Incidence not known

  1. Lack or loss of strength

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.