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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision or other change in vision
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. confusion
  9. cough
  10. cracks in the skin
  11. diarrhea
  12. difficulty in moving
  13. difficulty with swallowing
  14. dizziness
  15. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  16. eye pain
  17. fast heartbeat
  18. fever
  19. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  20. hives, itching, or skin rash
  21. joint or muscle pain
  22. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  23. loss of heat from the body
  24. muscle aches, cramps, pains, or stiffness
  25. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  26. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  27. red, irritated eyes
  28. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  29. red, swollen skin
  30. scaly skin
  31. sensitivity of the eye to light
  32. severe stomach cramps and pain
  33. sore throat
  34. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  35. stomach tenderness
  36. sweating
  37. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males
  38. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  39. tearing
  40. tightness in the chest
  41. unusual bleeding or bruising
  42. unusual tiredness or weakness
  43. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody

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. Headache

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. change or loss of taste
  5. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  6. heartburn
  7. indigestion
  8. loss of appetite
  9. stomach discomfort or upset
  10. trouble sleeping

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.