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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. body aches or pain
  3. burning or stinging of the skin
  4. chest pain
  5. cough or hoarseness
  6. cough producing mucus
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. difficulty in breathing
  10. ear congestion
  11. fever or chills
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. headache
  14. joint pain
  15. loss of appetite
  16. loss of voice
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. muscle aches and pains
  19. nasal congestion
  20. nausea
  21. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. rapid weight gain
  24. runny nose
  25. shivering
  26. shortness of breath
  27. sneezing
  28. sore throat
  29. stuffy nose
  30. sweating
  31. tightness in the chest
  32. tingling of hands or feet
  33. trouble sleeping
  34. troubled breathing
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. unusual weight gain or loss
  37. vomiting
  38. wheezing

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  4. frequent urge to urinate
  5. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  3. blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  4. blurred vision
  5. confusion
  6. convulsions
  7. coughing up blood
  8. difficult or fast breathing
  9. dizziness
  10. drowsiness
  11. high fever
  12. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  13. pale skin
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  15. swollen glands
  16. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Abdominal pain
  2. increased sweating
  3. weight loss

Less common

  1. 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.