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. Abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bladder pain
  4. bleeding gums
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. blood in the urine or stools
  7. bloody or cloudy urine
  8. blurred vision
  9. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  10. chest pain
  11. confusion
  12. convulsions
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. decreased urine
  15. difficult or labored breathing
  16. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  17. dizziness
  18. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  19. drowsiness
  20. dry mouth
  21. fainting
  22. fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  23. fever or chills
  24. flushed, dry skin
  25. frequent urge to urinate
  26. fruit-like breath odor
  27. headache
  28. increased hunger
  29. increased thirst
  30. increased urination
  31. irregular heartbeats
  32. irregular pulse
  33. irritability
  34. lightheadedness
  35. loss of appetite
  36. lower back or side pain
  37. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  38. muscle pain or cramps
  39. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  40. nausea or vomiting
  41. nervousness
  42. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  43. painful or difficult urination
  44. pale skin
  45. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  46. pounding in the ears
  47. rapid weight gain
  48. rapid, shallow breathing
  49. seizures
  50. sore throat
  51. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  52. stomach pain and bloating
  53. sweating
  54. swollen glands
  55. tightness in the chest
  56. tingling of the hands or feet
  57. trembling
  58. tremor
  59. troubled breathing with exertion
  60. unexplained weight loss
  61. unusual bleeding or bruising
  62. unusual tiredness or weakness
  63. unusual weight gain or loss
  64. weakness or heaviness of the legs

Incidence not known

  1. Back pain
  2. constipation
  3. coughing or spitting up blood
  4. darkened urine
  5. general feeling of illness
  6. indigestion
  7. night sweats
  8. pain
  9. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  10. severe headache
  11. sudden high fever or low-grade fever for months
  12. tenderness
  13. watery or bloody diarrhea
  14. yellow eyes or 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. belching
  3. fear
  4. heartburn
  5. lack or loss of strength
  6. rash
  7. trouble sleeping
  8. weight loss

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.