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. Bladder pain
  2. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body produces substance that can bind to drug making it less effective or cause side effects
  5. chest tightness
  6. cough
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. difficulty with swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. fast heartbeat
  11. frequent, strong, or increased urge to urinate
  12. hives, itching, skin rash
  13. itching of the vagina or genital area
  14. lower back or side pain
  15. pain during sexual intercourse
  16. passing urine more often
  17. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  18. thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Blurred vision
  2. changes in behavior
  3. chest pain
  4. confusion
  5. difficult or labored breathing
  6. fainting or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  7. feeling of warmth
  8. feeling unusually cold
  9. fever
  10. gaseous abdominal or stomach pain
  11. nausea
  12. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  13. shivering
  14. sneezing
  15. sore throat
  16. stomach fullness
  17. sweating
  18. thoughts of killing oneself
  19. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. chills
  5. dark urine
  6. drowsiness
  7. general body swelling
  8. headache
  9. heavier menstrual periods
  10. loss of appetite
  11. nosebleeds
  12. pale skin
  13. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  14. seizures
  15. unusual bleeding or bruising
  16. vomiting

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. Cracked, dry, scaly skin
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. discouragement
  5. feeling sad or empty
  6. irregular menstruation
  7. irritability
  8. loss of interest or pleasure
  9. muscle pain or stiffness
  10. pain, cramps, or heavy bleeding
  11. pain in the joints
  12. stomach soreness or discomfort
  13. swollen glands
  14. trouble concentrating
  15. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. chest discomfort
  3. local bleeding
  4. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  5. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  6. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

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.