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:

More common

  1. Dizziness
  2. lightheadedness

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blood in vomit
  6. bluish lips or skin
  7. chills
  8. choking
  9. cough
  10. dark urine
  11. decrease in the frequency of urination
  12. decrease in urine volume
  13. difficult or trouble breathing
  14. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  15. difficulty with swallowing
  16. fast heartbeat
  17. fever
  18. fever with or without chills
  19. general body swelling
  20. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  21. headache
  22. hoarseness
  23. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  24. light-colored stools
  25. loss of appetite
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. nausea
  28. nosebleeds
  29. not breathing
  30. painful or difficult urination
  31. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  32. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  33. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  34. severe or continuing stomach pain
  35. skin rash, hives, or itching
  36. sore throat
  37. sore tongue
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  39. tightness in the chest
  40. unable to speak
  41. unusual bleeding or bruising
  42. unusual tiredness or weakness
  43. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  44. vomiting
  45. yellow eyes and skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. change in consciousness
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. cold and clammy skin
  5. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  6. extreme drowsiness
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. increased sweating
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. no blood pressure or pulse
  13. no muscle tone or movement
  14. not breathing
  15. severe sleepiness
  16. slow or irregular heartbeat
  17. stopping of heart
  18. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  19. unpleasant breath odor

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. Drowsiness
  2. relaxed and calm feeling
  3. sleepiness

Incidence not known

  1. Belching
  2. changes in mood
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement
  4. fear or nervousness
  5. feeling of indigestion
  6. hearing loss
  7. impaired hearing
  8. pain in the chest below the breastbone
  9. 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.