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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
  2. agitation
  3. back pain
  4. black, tarry stools
  5. blood in the urine
  6. blurred or double vision
  7. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  8. change in frequency of urination or amount of urine
  9. chest pain
  10. chills
  11. coma
  12. confusion
  13. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  14. cough
  15. difficult or troubled breathing
  16. difficulty with swallowing
  17. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  18. drowsiness
  19. dry mouth
  20. eye pain
  21. fast heartbeat
  22. fever with or without chills
  23. hallucinations
  24. headache
  25. hearing loss
  26. hives
  27. hoarseness
  28. increased thirst
  29. irregular heartbeats
  30. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  31. irritability
  32. itching
  33. joint pain
  34. loss of appetite
  35. mood or mental changes
  36. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  37. muscle pain or weakness
  38. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  39. nausea or vomiting
  40. nervousness
  41. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  42. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  43. pale skin
  44. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  45. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  46. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  47. seizures
  48. sensation of spinning
  49. skin rash
  50. slow or fast heartbeat
  51. slow or irregular breathing
  52. sore throat
  53. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  54. stiff neck
  55. sweating
  56. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  57. swollen glands
  58. tightness in the chest
  59. trembling
  60. unusual bleeding or bruising
  61. unusual tiredness or weakness
  62. weight chest discomfort
  63. weight loss
  64. wheezing

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Blurred or loss of vision
  2. decreased appetite
  3. depression
  4. disturbed color perception
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. halos around lights
  7. hives or welts
  8. increased salivation
  9. night blindness
  10. overbright appearance of lights
  11. pain at the injection site
  12. purple spots on the skin
  13. redness of the skin
  14. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  15. tunnel vision
  16. unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

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.

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