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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. chills
  7. constipation
  8. cough
  9. dark urine
  10. decreased appetite
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty with swallowing
  13. dizziness
  14. dry mouth
  15. fast heartbeat
  16. fast, shallow breathing
  17. fever
  18. flushed, dry skin
  19. fruit-like breath odor
  20. general feeling of discomfort
  21. general tiredness and weakness
  22. increased hunger
  23. increased thirst
  24. increased urination
  25. indigestion
  26. light-colored stools
  27. loss of appetite
  28. muscle cramps, pain, stiffness, or spasms
  29. nausea
  30. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  31. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness
  34. skin rash, hives, or itching
  35. sleepiness
  36. stomach discomfort
  37. tightness in the chest
  38. troubled breathing with exertion
  39. unexplained weight loss
  40. unusual bleeding or bruising
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  43. vomiting
  44. yellow eyes or skin

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. Belching
  2. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  3. depression
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. headache
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. joint pain
  9. sensation of pins and needles
  10. sore throat
  11. stabbing pain
  12. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  13. stuffy or runny nose
  14. trouble sleeping
  15. weight loss

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  2. pale skin
  3. sweating
  4. weight gain around your neck, upper back, breast, face, or waist

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.