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:

Rare

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. itching or rash
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nausea
  12. unpleasant breath odor
  13. unusual tiredness or weakness
  14. vomiting of blood
  15. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Anxiety
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. chest pain
  7. cold sweats
  8. coma
  9. confusion
  10. cool, pale skin
  11. cough
  12. depression
  13. fast heartbeat
  14. increased hunger
  15. nervousness
  16. nightmares
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  19. seizures
  20. shakiness
  21. slurred speech
  22. sore throat
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  24. swollen glands
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. blurred vision
  3. chills
  4. cold sweats
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. cool, pale skin
  8. depression
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. headache
  12. increased hunger
  13. nausea
  14. nervousness
  15. nightmares
  16. seizures
  17. shakiness
  18. slurred speech
  19. 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:

Less common

  1. Heartburn
  2. hives or welts
  3. redness of the skin

Incidence not known

  1. Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  2. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  3. severe sunburn

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.