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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bluish lips or skin
  2. cough
  3. coughing up blood
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. fever or chills
  6. pale skin
  7. rapid, shallow breathing
  8. shortness of breath
  9. slow heartbeat
  10. sneezing
  11. troubled breathing
  12. wheezing

Incidence not known

  1. Blue or white in color
  2. heart may stop
  3. no oxygen to lungs
  4. patient unresponsive

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. clay-colored stools
  2. coma
  3. convulsions
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased urine output
  6. fruit-like breath odor
  7. loss of appetite
  8. rapid, deep breathing
  9. rash
  10. restlessness
  11. sweating
  12. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  13. unusual bleeding or bruising
  14. vomiting of blood
  15. yellow eyes or skin

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.