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. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. chest tightness or heaviness
  4. dark urine
  5. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  6. fever
  7. light-colored stools
  8. loss of appetite
  9. nausea and vomiting
  10. sweating
  11. trouble breathing
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  14. yellow eyes and 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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. chills
  5. constipation
  6. cough
  7. decreased weight
  8. diarrhea
  9. dizziness
  10. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  11. frequent urge to defecate
  12. full or bloated feeling
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. headache
  15. heartburn
  16. indigestion
  17. joint pain
  18. muscle aches and pains
  19. passing gas
  20. pressure in the stomach
  21. shivering
  22. sore throat
  23. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  24. straining while passing stool
  25. stuffy or runny nose
  26. sweating
  27. swelling of the abdominal or stomach area
  28. trouble sleeping
  29. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Hair loss or thinning of the hair

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.