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. Blood in the urine
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult or labored breathing
  8. dizziness
  9. fever or chills
  10. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  11. headache
  12. joint pain
  13. loss of appetite
  14. muscle aches and pains
  15. nausea
  16. nervousness
  17. pale skin
  18. pounding in the ears
  19. runny nose
  20. shivering
  21. shortness of breath
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. sweating
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. trouble with sleeping
  28. troubled breathing with exertion
  29. unusual bleeding or bruising
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness
  31. vomiting
  32. wheezing

Less common

  1. Arm, back, or jaw pain
  2. blindness
  3. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  4. change in color vision
  5. decreased urine output
  6. decreased vision
  7. difficulty seeing at night
  8. dilated neck veins
  9. fainting
  10. fast or irregular heartbeat
  11. increased cough
  12. increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight
  13. irregular breathing
  14. swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  15. vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  16. weight gain or loss

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. body hair loss
  4. bone pain
  5. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. changes in vision
  7. decrease in testicle size
  8. decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  9. depression
  10. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  11. dizziness
  12. dry skin
  13. feeling of warmth
  14. heartburn
  15. inability to have or keep an erection
  16. increased urge to urinate during the night
  17. indigestion
  18. loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  19. pain
  20. rash
  21. redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest
  22. sleeplessness
  23. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  24. sudden sweating
  25. unable to sleep
  26. waking to urinate at night

Less common

  1. Difficulty with moving
  2. dry mouth
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. itching
  5. muscle pain or stiffness
  6. pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  7. passing of gas

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.