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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloating
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. constipation
  7. cough
  8. drowsiness
  9. fever
  10. loss of appetite
  11. lower back or side pain
  12. muscle tremors
  13. nausea
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. rapid, deep breathing
  17. restlessness
  18. severe constipation
  19. shortness of breath
  20. sore throat
  21. stomach cramps
  22. troubled breathing with exertion
  23. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. vomiting
  27. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach distension or tenderness
  2. acid or sour stomach
  3. belching
  4. blurred vision
  5. difficulty with swallowing
  6. dry mouth
  7. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  8. flushed, dry skin
  9. fruit-like breath odor
  10. full feeling
  11. heartburn
  12. increased hunger
  13. increased thirst
  14. increased urination
  15. indigestion
  16. itching skin
  17. passing gas
  18. rash
  19. stomach discomfort or upset
  20. sweating
  21. troubled breathing
  22. unexplained weight loss

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.