Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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:

Less common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, burning, or tenderness
  2. bloody or black, tarry stools
  3. constipation
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased appetite
  6. diarrhea
  7. fever
  8. headache
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. itching or skin rash
  12. loss of appetite
  13. nausea and vomiting
  14. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  15. trouble breathing
  16. unusual tiredness or weakness
  17. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing
  18. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. cough or hoarseness
  4. decrease in the frequency of urination
  5. decrease in urine volume
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficulty in passing urine (dribbling)
  8. difficulty swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. fever with or without chills
  12. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  13. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  14. hives
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  19. red, irritated eyes
  20. severe headaches of sudden onset
  21. sore throat
  22. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  23. sudden loss of coordination
  24. sudden onset of shortness of breath for no apparent reason
  25. sudden onset of slurred speech
  26. sudden vision changes
  27. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  28. tightness in the chest
  29. unusual bleeding or bruising

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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

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.