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. Agitation
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. blood in vomit
  8. bluish lips or skin
  9. chills
  10. choking
  11. confusion
  12. cough
  13. dark urine
  14. darkening of the skin
  15. decrease in the frequency of urination
  16. decrease in urine volume
  17. diarrhea
  18. difficult or trouble breathing
  19. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  20. difficulty with swallowing
  21. fainting
  22. fast heartbeat
  23. fever
  24. fever with or without chills
  25. general body swelling
  26. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  27. headache
  28. hoarseness
  29. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  30. joint or muscle pain
  31. light-colored stools
  32. loss of appetite
  33. lower back or side pain
  34. mental depression
  35. nausea
  36. nosebleeds
  37. not breathing
  38. overactive reflexes
  39. painful or difficult urination
  40. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  41. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  42. poor coordination
  43. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  44. red irritated eyes
  45. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  46. restlessness
  47. severe or continuing stomach pain
  48. shivering
  49. skin rash, hives, or itching
  50. sore throat
  51. sore tongue
  52. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  53. sweating
  54. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  55. tightness in the chest
  56. trembling or shaking
  57. twitching
  58. unable to speak
  59. unusual bleeding or bruising
  60. unusual tiredness or weakness
  61. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  62. vomiting
  63. 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. coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum
  6. decreased awareness or responsiveness
  7. difficult or trouble breathing
  8. extreme drowsiness
  9. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  10. increased sweating
  11. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  12. irregular heartbeat
  13. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. no blood pressure or pulse
  16. no muscle tone or movement
  17. not breathing
  18. pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  19. severe sleepiness
  20. slow or irregular heartbeat
  21. stopping of heart
  22. sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  23. swelling in the legs and ankles
  24. 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.