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. Dark urine
  2. diarrhea
  3. loss of appetite
  4. nausea
  5. pain or tenderness in the upper stomach
  6. pale stools
  7. severe stomach pain
  8. vomiting
  9. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in the urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. bruising or purple areas on the skin
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. coughing up blood
  7. decreased alertness
  8. dizziness
  9. headache
  10. irregular heartbeat
  11. joint pain or swelling
  12. nervousness
  13. nosebleeds
  14. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  15. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  16. pounding in the ears
  17. severe headaches of sudden onset
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. stomach swelling
  20. sudden loss of coordination
  21. sudden onset of slurred speech
  22. sudden vision changes
  23. sweating
  24. trouble breathing

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. Weight loss

Less common

  1. Constipation
  2. depression
  3. dry skin and hair
  4. feeling cold
  5. hair loss
  6. hoarseness or husky voice
  7. muscle cramps and stiffness
  8. slow heartbeat
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness
  10. weight gain

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.