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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. chest pain
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  6. difficulty with breathing
  7. fever or chills
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. nervousness
  11. pounding in the ears
  12. shortness of breath
  13. slow or fast heartbeat
  14. sneezing
  15. sore throat
  16. tightness in the chest

Less common

  1. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. body aches or pain
  3. congestion
  4. difficulty with swallowing
  5. dizziness
  6. dryness of the throat
  7. fast heartbeat
  8. frequent urge to urinate
  9. hives
  10. hoarseness
  11. itching
  12. numbness
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. runny nose
  15. skin rash
  16. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  17. tingling
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps
  2. blurred vision or other change in vision
  3. bone, joint, or muscle pain, severe and occasionally incapacitating
  4. confusion
  5. convulsions
  6. eye redness
  7. eye tenderness
  8. heavy jaw feeling
  9. irregular heartbeats
  10. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  11. loosening of a tooth
  12. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  13. noisy breathing
  14. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  15. pain, swelling, or numbness in the mouth or jaw
  16. sensitivity to light
  17. severe eye pain
  18. tearing
  19. tremor
  20. unusual pain in the thighs, groin, or hips

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. bone pain
  4. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. loss of appetite
  8. pain or burning in the throat
  9. sores or ulcers
  10. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  11. tenderness in the stomach area
  12. vomiting
  13. white spots on the lips or tongue or inside the mouth

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. Diarrhea
  2. ear congestion
  3. headache
  4. loss of voice
  5. pain in the extremity (arms and legs)

Less common

  1. Cough
  2. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  8. irritability
  9. joint pain
  10. lack or loss of strength
  11. lightheadedness
  12. loss of interest or pleasure
  13. muscle aches and pain
  14. muscle stiffness
  15. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  16. sensation of spinning
  17. shivering
  18. stuffy nose
  19. sweating
  20. tooth disorder
  21. trouble concentrating
  22. trouble sleeping

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.