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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. bloody or cloudy urine
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest pain
  7. chills
  8. cough
  9. cough producing mucus
  10. diarrhea
  11. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  12. difficulty breathing
  13. ear congestion or pain
  14. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  15. fever
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. head congestion
  19. headache
  20. hoarseness or other voice changes
  21. joint pain
  22. loss of appetite
  23. loss of voice
  24. lower back or side pain
  25. muscle aches and pains
  26. nasal congestion
  27. nausea
  28. pain or swelling in the arms or legs
  29. painful or difficult urination
  30. pale skin
  31. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  32. rapid shallow breathing
  33. runny nose
  34. shivering
  35. sneezing
  36. sore throat
  37. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  38. sweating
  39. swollen glands
  40. tightness in the chest
  41. trouble sleeping
  42. troubled breathing with exertion
  43. unusual bleeding or bruising
  44. unusual tiredness or weakness
  45. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hives, itching, skin rash
  2. irritation
  3. joint stiffness or swelling
  4. redness of the skin
  5. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  6. troubled swallowing

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. Back pain
  2. belching
  3. blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or reddening of the skin
  4. blurred vision
  5. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  6. constipation
  7. cracked, dry, or scaly skin
  8. decreased appetite
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty with moving
  11. dizziness
  12. dry mouth
  13. fear or nervousness
  14. flushed, dry skin
  15. fruit-like breath odor
  16. heartburn
  17. increased hunger
  18. increased thirst
  19. increased urination
  20. indigestion
  21. lack or loss of strength
  22. loss of bladder control
  23. loss of or change in taste
  24. muscle stiffness
  25. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  26. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  27. unexplained weight loss
  28. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  29. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, 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.