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:

Rare

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. 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
  4. blisters
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. blurred vision
  8. bone pain
  9. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. chest pain
  11. chills
  12. clay-colored stools
  13. cough
  14. crying
  15. dark urine
  16. deep or fast breathing with dizziness
  17. diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  18. difficult or labored breathing
  19. difficulty with moving
  20. difficulty with swallowing
  21. discouragement
  22. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  23. dry mouth
  24. excessive muscle tone
  25. fainting
  26. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  27. feeling of unreality
  28. feeling of warmth or heat
  29. feeling sad or empty
  30. fever
  31. flushed, dry skin
  32. flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck
  33. fruit-like breath odor
  34. headache
  35. increased hunger
  36. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  37. increased thirst
  38. increased urination
  39. irregular heartbeat, recurrent
  40. irritability
  41. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  42. lack of coordination
  43. loss of appetite
  44. loss of interest or pleasure
  45. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  46. mood or mental changes
  47. muscle cramps, pains, stiffness, tension, or tightness
  48. nausea
  49. nervousness
  50. noisy breathing
  51. numbness of the feet, hands, and around the mouth
  52. pain in the pelvis
  53. pain, warmth, or burning in the fingers, toes, and legs
  54. painful or difficult urination
  55. painful, swollen joints
  56. pale skin
  57. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  58. pounding in the ears
  59. problems with speech or speaking
  60. problems with vision or hearing
  61. quick to react or overreact emotionally
  62. rapid weight gain
  63. rapidly changing moods
  64. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  65. restlessness
  66. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  67. seizures
  68. sensation of the skin burning
  69. sense of detachment from self or body
  70. severe sunburn
  71. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  72. skin rash or itching
  73. sore throat
  74. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  75. stomach cramps or tenderness
  76. sweating
  77. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  78. swelling or puffiness of the face
  79. swollen glands
  80. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  81. tightness in the chest
  82. tingling of the hands or feet
  83. trouble concentrating
  84. trouble sleeping
  85. troubled breathing with exertion
  86. unexplained weight loss
  87. unpleasant breath odor
  88. unusual bleeding or bruising
  89. unusual tiredness or weakness
  90. unusual weight gain or loss
  91. vomiting
  92. vomiting of blood
  93. white patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  94. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. change in the ability to see colors, especially blue or yellow
  4. confusion as to time, place, or person
  5. difficulty with chewing or talking
  6. double vision
  7. drooping eyelids
  8. eye pain
  9. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  10. hives
  11. hoarseness
  12. irregular or slow heart rate
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  14. light-colored stools
  15. loss of consciousness
  16. muscle weakness
  17. no blood pressure or pulse
  18. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  19. red, irritated eyes
  20. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  21. severe headache
  22. severe tiredness
  23. stomach pain, continuing
  24. stopping of the heart
  25. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  26. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  27. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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:

Rare

  1. Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. belching
  3. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  4. change in sense of smell
  5. change in taste
  6. changes in vision
  7. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  8. difficulty having a bowel movement
  9. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  10. fear or nervousness
  11. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  12. full feeling
  13. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  14. hearing loss
  15. heartburn
  16. impaired vision
  17. indigestion
  18. itching of the vagina or genital area
  19. lack or loss of strength
  20. loss of memory
  21. pain during sexual intercourse
  22. passing of gas
  23. problems with memory
  24. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  25. sensation of spinning
  26. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  27. sore mouth or tongue
  28. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

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.