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:

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or black, tarry stools
  4. blurred vision
  5. chills
  6. clay-colored stools
  7. cloudy urine
  8. constipation
  9. cough
  10. dark-colored urine
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  13. dizziness
  14. fever
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  17. headache
  18. heartburn
  19. indigestion
  20. itching or rash
  21. joint pain
  22. light-colored stools
  23. loss of appetite
  24. lower back or side pain
  25. muscle aches and pains
  26. nausea
  27. nervousness
  28. pale skin
  29. pounding in the ears
  30. rapid weight gain
  31. runny nose
  32. severe stomach pain
  33. shivering
  34. slow or fast heartbeat
  35. sore throat
  36. stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  37. sweating
  38. tingling of the hands or feet
  39. trouble sleeping
  40. trouble breathing
  41. unpleasant breath odor
  42. unusual bleeding or bruising
  43. unusual tiredness or weakness
  44. unusual weight gain or loss
  45. vomiting
  46. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  47. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. change in consciousness
  3. confusion as to time, place, or person
  4. cracks in the skin
  5. darkening of the skin
  6. depression
  7. dry mouth
  8. fainting
  9. hallucinations
  10. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  11. loss of consciousness
  12. loss of heat from the body
  13. pain in the lower back or side
  14. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  15. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  16. red, irritated eyes
  17. red, swollen skin
  18. scaly skin
  19. seizures
  20. severe headaches of sudden onset
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  22. stiff neck or back
  23. sudden loss of coordination
  24. sudden onset of slurred speech
  25. sudden vision changes
  26. swollen glands
  27. thirst
  28. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness

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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. body aches or pain
  4. cough producing mucus
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement
  6. difficulty with moving
  7. ear congestion
  8. loss of voice
  9. muscle stiffness
  10. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  11. sneezing
  12. stuffy nose

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.