Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chest pain
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. dizziness
  6. fainting
  7. fever
  8. flushing of the face
  9. headache
  10. hives, itching, or rash
  11. muscle pain
  12. nasal congestion
  13. nausea
  14. runny nose
  15. sneezing
  16. sore throat
  17. tightness in the chest
  18. troubled breathing
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. vomiting

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cracks in the skin at the corners of the mouth
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficult or painful urination
  6. frequent urge to urinate
  7. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  8. skin rash
  9. soreness or irritation of the mouth or tongue
  10. soreness or redness around the fingernails or toenails
  11. vaginal burning or itching and discharge
  12. white patches in the mouth or on the tongue


  1. Abscess (area of infection containing pus)
  2. back or side pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. bone or joint pain
  6. constipation
  7. feeling of fullness
  8. hernia
  9. irregular or pounding heartbeat
  10. pain in the rectum
  11. pain spreading from the abdomen or stomach to the left shoulder
  12. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  13. stomach pain (severe)
  14. swollen or painful glands
  15. tendon injury
  16. unusual bleeding or bruising
  17. unusual weight loss
  18. yellow skin and eyes

Incidence not known

  1. Area rash
  2. bloody nose
  3. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  4. change in mental status
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. continuing vomiting
  7. convulsions
  8. dark or bloody urine
  9. difficulty with speaking
  10. difficulty with swallowing
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  13. heavier menstrual periods
  14. hoarseness
  15. inability to move the arms and legs
  16. itching, puffiness, or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  17. light-colored stools
  18. loss of appetite
  19. loss of bladder control
  20. lower back or side pain
  21. muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  22. noisy breathing
  23. painless swelling in the neck, armpits, or groin
  24. pale skin
  25. red, scaling, or crusted skin
  26. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  27. seizures
  28. sensation of pins and needles
  29. severe abdominal or stomach pain
  30. severe muscle weakness, sudden and progressing
  31. slow or irregular breathing
  32. sores, welting, or blisters
  33. stabbing pain
  34. sudden loss of consciousness
  35. sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs
  36. unpleasant breath odor
  37. upper right stomach pain
  38. vomiting of blood

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.