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. Bloody or cloudy urine
  2. cough
  3. difficult or painful breathing
  4. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  5. dizziness
  6. fever
  7. frequent urge to urinate
  8. headache
  9. loss of appetite
  10. nausea or vomiting
  11. sneezing
  12. sore throat
  13. tightness in the chest
  14. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  2. burning, prickling, or tingling sensation in the fingers or toes
  3. chest pain
  4. diarrhea
  5. fast or pounding heartbeat
  6. indigestion
  7. joint or muscle pain or stiffness
  8. severe stomach pain
  9. tenderness in the stomach area
  10. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Area rash
  2. black or tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating
  6. blood in the stools
  7. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  8. chills
  9. clay-colored stools
  10. confusion
  11. constipation
  12. continuing vomiting
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. dark urine
  15. fainting
  16. fever with or without chills
  17. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  18. high fever
  19. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  20. light-colored stools
  21. lightheadedness
  22. lower back or side pain
  23. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  24. pale skin
  25. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  26. rapid, shallow breathing
  27. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  28. red, irritated eyes
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  30. swollen glands
  31. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  32. unpleasant breath odor
  33. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  36. vomiting of blood
  37. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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. Back pain
  2. hair loss
  3. heartburn
  4. skin rash
  5. stomach pain
  6. weight loss (unexplained)

Less common

  1. Acne
  2. anxiety
  3. decreased appetite
  4. dry mouth
  5. gas
  6. irritation or soreness of the mouth
  7. itching of the skin
  8. pain or burning in the throat
  9. runny 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.