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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. blurred or double vision
  5. bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
  6. chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
  7. confusion
  8. diarrhea
  9. dizziness or lightheadedness
  10. eye pain
  11. fast heartbeat
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. general tiredness and weakness
  14. hives, itching, or skin rash
  15. joint or muscle pain
  16. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  17. loss of appetite
  18. nausea or vomiting
  19. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  20. severe headache
  21. severe stomach pain
  22. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  23. troubled breathing
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  26. 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:

Less common

  1. Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  2. difficulty with moving
  3. hearing loss
  4. hives or welts
  5. muscle stiffness
  6. redness of the skin
  7. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating
  2. discoloration of the tooth
  3. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  4. indigestion
  5. severe sunburn

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.

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