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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Changes in skin color
  2. dry, red, hot, or irritated skin
  3. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  4. pain, swelling, or tenderness in the skin

Less common or rare

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. fever
  4. hives, itching skin, or rash
  5. increase in bone pain
  6. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  7. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  8. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  9. sores, welting, or blisters
  10. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  11. swollen glands
  12. tightness in the chest
  13. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. severe abdominal or stomach cramps and pain
  3. 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:

Less common or rare

  1. Dizziness
  2. headache
  3. nausea or vomiting

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.