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. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision or other change in vision
  6. chest pain or discomfort
  7. chills
  8. cloudy urine
  9. confusion
  10. constipation
  11. cough
  12. coughing up blood
  13. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  14. depressed mood
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  17. dilated neck veins
  18. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  19. dry skin and hair
  20. extreme tiredness or weakness
  21. fainting
  22. feeling cold
  23. fever
  24. hair loss
  25. hoarseness or husky voice
  26. increase in heart rate
  27. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  28. lower back or side pain
  29. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  30. muscle stiffness
  31. nervousness
  32. nosebleeds
  33. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  34. painful or difficult urination
  35. pale skin
  36. paralysis
  37. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  38. pounding in the ears
  39. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  40. rapid or irregular breathing
  41. rapid weight gain
  42. red or black, tarry stools
  43. red or dark brown urine
  44. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  45. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  46. severe headache
  47. slow or fast heartbeat
  48. sore throat
  49. stomach pain and bloating
  50. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  51. tingling of the hands or feet
  52. tremor
  53. ulceration of the skin
  54. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  55. unusual bleeding or bruising
  56. unusual tiredness or weakness
  57. unusual weight gain or loss
  58. vomiting
  59. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. difficulty with speaking
  3. heartburn or indigestion
  4. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  5. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  6. severe abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  7. stomach pain or tenderness
  8. troubled breathing with exertion
  9. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds
  10. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abnormal small opening
  2. impaired wound healing
  3. loss of appetite
  4. severe nausea or vomiting

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. change or loss of taste
  3. decreased weight
  4. dry mouth
  5. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  6. itching or skin rash
  7. muscle or joint pain
  8. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  9. trouble sleeping
  10. voice changes

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.