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. fever
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  17. head congestion
  18. headache
  19. hoarseness or other voice changes
  20. joint pain
  21. loss of appetite
  22. loss of voice
  23. lower back or side pain
  24. muscle aches and pains
  25. nasal congestion
  26. nausea
  27. painful or difficult urination
  28. pale skin
  29. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  30. runny nose
  31. shivering
  32. sneezing
  33. sore throat
  34. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  35. sweating
  36. swollen glands
  37. tightness in the chest
  38. trouble sleeping
  39. troubled breathing with exertion
  40. unusual bleeding or bruising
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Fast heartbeat
  2. hives, itching, skin rash
  3. irritation
  4. joint stiffness or swelling
  5. redness of the skin
  6. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  7. 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. pain in the joints
  26. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  27. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  28. unexplained weight loss
  29. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  30. 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.