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. blood in your sputum
  5. chest pain or tightness
  6. cloudy urine
  7. cough
  8. coughing up blood
  9. decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  10. decrease or increase in the amount of urine
  11. difficulty with swallowing
  12. dizziness
  13. fainting or lightheadedness
  14. fast heartbeat
  15. fever
  16. hives, itching, or rash
  17. nausea
  18. pain spreading to the left shoulder
  19. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  20. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  21. stomach pain
  22. swelling in your face, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  23. trouble breathing
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Chills
  2. lower back or side pain
  3. painful or difficult urination
  4. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  5. 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. bone pain
  3. decreased appetite
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. difficulty with moving
  6. dizziness
  7. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  8. muscle pain or stiffness
  9. pain in the joints
  10. rash

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.