Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Accumulation of pus
  2. bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
  3. changes in skin color
  4. fever
  5. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  6. stomach pain
  7. swollen, red, tender area of infection


  1. Drowsiness
  2. loss of appetite
  3. mood or mental changes
  4. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. seizures
  7. trembling
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. absence of or decrease in body movement
  3. blindness
  4. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  5. bloating of the abdomen or stomach
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  8. blurred vision
  9. chills
  10. constipation
  11. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  12. cough
  13. dark-colored urine
  14. decreased vision
  15. diarrhea
  16. difficulty with speaking
  17. difficulty with swallowing
  18. dizziness or lightheadedness
  19. fast heartbeat
  20. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  21. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  22. hearing loss
  23. hives, itching, or rash
  24. increased watering of the mouth
  25. indigestion
  26. joint or muscle pain
  27. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  28. light-colored stools
  29. muscle cramps, pain, or stiffness
  30. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  31. pale skin
  32. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  33. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  34. red, irritated eyes
  35. sensation of spinning
  36. severe abdominal or stomach cramps or pain
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  39. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  40. swollen glands
  41. tightness in the chest
  42. unexplained bleeding or bruising
  43. watery and severe diarrhea, which may also be bloody
  44. yellow eyes or skin

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. belching
  3. dizziness
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  5. full feeling
  6. passing gas

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.