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:

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. bloating
  7. blood in the urine or stools
  8. bloody urine
  9. blue lips and fingernails
  10. blurred vision
  11. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  12. chest pain
  13. chills
  14. clay-colored stools
  15. cloudy urine
  16. cold sweats
  17. confusion
  18. constipation
  19. cough or hoarseness
  20. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  21. coughing up blood
  22. cracks in the skin
  23. darkened urine
  24. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  25. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  26. diarrhea
  27. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing
  28. difficulty with breathing
  29. difficulty with swallowing
  30. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position
  31. dry mouth
  32. fast or irregular heartbeat
  33. fever
  34. flushed, dry skin
  35. fruit-like breath odor
  36. general body swelling
  37. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  38. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  39. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  40. headache
  41. hives
  42. increased blood pressure
  43. increased hunger
  44. increased sweating
  45. increased thirst
  46. increased urination
  47. indigestion
  48. itching
  49. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  50. loss of appetite
  51. loss of heat from the body
  52. lower back or side pain
  53. muscle cramps or pain
  54. nausea or vomiting
  55. nosebleeds
  56. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
  57. pain in the joints or muscles
  58. painful or difficult urination
  59. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  60. pale skin
  61. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  62. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  63. rash
  64. red, irritated eyes
  65. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  66. red, swollen skin
  67. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  68. scaly skin
  69. seizures
  70. shortness of breath
  71. sore throat
  72. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  73. sores, welting, or blisters
  74. sugar in the urine
  75. swelling of the face, fingers, legs, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  76. swollen or painful glands
  77. tenderness of salivary glands
  78. thickening of bronchial secretions
  79. tightness in the chest
  80. trembling
  81. troubled breathing
  82. unpleasant breath odor
  83. unusual bleeding or bruising
  84. unusual tiredness or weakness
  85. unusual weight loss
  86. vomiting of blood
  87. weakness and heaviness of the legs
  88. weight gain
  89. wheezing
  90. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Cramping
  2. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. inability to have or keep an erection
  7. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  8. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  9. muscle spasm
  10. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  11. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  12. restlessness
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. severe sunburn
  15. weakness

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.