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. Chills
  2. diarrhea
  3. fever
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. joint pain
  6. loss of appetite
  7. muscle aches and pain
  8. nausea
  9. runny nose
  10. shivering
  11. sore throat
  12. sweating
  13. trouble sleeping
  14. unusual tiredness or weakness
  15. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cough producing mucus
  4. dark-colored urine
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. difficulty with moving
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. hives
  13. itching
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. muscle cramps, spasms, or stiffness
  16. muscular pain, tenderness, wasting, or weakness
  17. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. skin rash
  20. tightness in the chest

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. headache
  4. heartburn
  5. indigestion
  6. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common

  1. Bloated or full feeling
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  4. passing gas
  5. unable to sleep

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.