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:

Less common

  1. Bluish color
  2. changes in skin color
  3. fever
  4. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  5. redness or pain at the catheter site
  6. swelling of the foot or leg tenderness

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. dark urine
  6. decreased urination
  7. dizziness
  8. fainting
  9. fever
  10. irregular heartbeat
  11. lightheadedness
  12. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  13. stomach pain
  14. tiredness
  15. unusual bleeding or bruising
  16. yellow eyes or skin

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Rash

Incidence not known

  1. Dry, red, hot, or irritated 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.