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:

Less common

  1. Blood in urine
  2. changes in skin color
  3. chills
  4. cold hands and feet
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. dizziness
  9. fainting
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever
  12. frequent and painful urination
  13. headache
  14. hives, itching, skin rash
  15. lightheadedness
  16. lower back or side pain
  17. pain, redness, or swelling in the arm or leg
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. rapid, shallow breathing
  20. stomach pain
  21. sudden decrease in amount of urine
  22. tightness in the chest
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Cough or hoarseness
  2. frequent urge to have a bowel movement
  3. straining while passing stool

Less common

  1. Abnormal or decreased touch sensation
  2. back pain
  3. bacterial infection
  4. bleeding after having a bowel movement
  5. body aches or pain
  6. breast pain in females
  7. chest pain
  8. change in the color, amount, or odor of vaginal discharge
  9. congestion
  10. constipation
  11. dark urine
  12. decreased urination
  13. diarrhea
  14. difficulty having a bowel movement
  15. difficulty in moving
  16. discoloration of the fingernails or toenails
  17. discouragement
  18. dry mouth
  19. dryness or soreness of the throat
  20. ear or hearing symptoms
  21. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  22. feeling sad or empty
  23. feeling unusually cold, shivering
  24. full or bloated feeling
  25. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  26. increased heart rate
  27. indigestion
  28. irritability
  29. joint pain
  30. lack of appetite
  31. light-colored stools
  32. loss of appetite
  33. loss of interest or pleasure
  34. muscle aches and pains
  35. muscle pain or stiffness
  36. nausea
  37. pain or burning feeling while urinating
  38. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  39. passing gas
  40. pressure in the stomach
  41. rectal bleeding
  42. runny nose
  43. sneezing
  44. stomach bloating, burning, cramping, or pain
  45. stuffy nose
  46. sunken eyes
  47. sweating
  48. swelling of the face
  49. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  50. swelling of the stomach area
  51. swollen joints
  52. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  53. thirst
  54. trouble concentrating
  55. trouble sleeping
  56. trouble in swallowing
  57. uncomfortable swelling around the anus
  58. unpleasant breath odor
  59. unusual tiredness or weakness
  60. voice changes
  61. vomiting
  62. vomiting of blood
  63. weight loss
  64. wrinkled skin
  65. yellow eyes or skin

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.