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:

More common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain or tightness
  6. chills
  7. confusion
  8. cough producing mucus
  9. dizziness
  10. fainting
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. lightheadedness
  14. nervousness
  15. pale skin
  16. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. trouble breathing
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Blisters on the skin
  2. cloudy urine
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. coughing or spitting up blood
  5. decrease or increase in the amount of urine
  6. difficulty swallowing
  7. feeling of fullness
  8. general feeling of illness
  9. hives, itching, skin rash
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. nausea
  12. painful or difficult urination
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. sore throat
  15. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  16. sores on the skin
  17. stomach pain
  18. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  19. swollen glands

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. Back pain
  2. bloody nose
  3. bone pain
  4. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  5. decreased appetite
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. dizziness
  9. frequent urge to urinate
  10. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  11. muscle pain or stiffness
  12. pain in the arms, legs, or joints
  13. rash
  14. trouble sleeping

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.