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:

More common

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. blurred vision
  3. body aches or pain
  4. chills
  5. clay-colored stools
  6. constipation
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. decreased appetite
  10. depressed mood
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. difficulty with moving
  13. dizziness
  14. dry skin and hair
  15. ear congestion
  16. feeling cold
  17. fever
  18. hair loss
  19. headache
  20. hoarseness or husky voice
  21. itching, skin rash
  22. loss of voice
  23. muscle cramps, pain, and stiffness
  24. nausea
  25. nervousness
  26. pain in the joints
  27. pale skin
  28. pounding in the ears
  29. rapid weight gain
  30. redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  31. runny or stuffy nose
  32. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  33. slow or fast heartbeat
  34. sneezing
  35. sore throat
  36. stomach pain or tenderness
  37. tingling of the hands or feet
  38. troubled breathing with exertion
  39. ulceration of the skin
  40. unusual bleeding or bruising
  41. unusual tiredness or weakness
  42. unusual weight gain or loss
  43. vomiting
  44. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. cloudy urine
  4. decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability
  5. difficulty in chewing, swallowing, or talking
  6. double vision
  7. drooping eyelids
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. inability to speak
  10. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing
  11. muscle weakness
  12. nervousness
  13. pain and swelling in the genitals or anal area
  14. seizures
  15. sensitivity to heat
  16. severe or sudden headache
  17. severe tiredness
  18. slurred speech
  19. stomach cramps
  20. sweating
  21. temporary blindness
  22. tenderness
  23. thickening of bronchial secretions
  24. trouble sleeping
  25. watery or bloody diarrhea
  26. weakness in the arm or leg on one side of the body, sudden and severe
  27. weight loss


  1. Back or leg pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blurred vision or other change in vision
  4. cracks in the skin
  5. dark urine
  6. drowsiness
  7. eye pain
  8. general body swelling
  9. general tiredness and weakness
  10. indigestion
  11. joint redness or swelling
  12. light-colored stools
  13. loss of appetite
  14. loss of heat from the body
  15. nosebleeds
  16. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  17. pale skin
  18. red, swollen skin
  19. redness of the eye
  20. scaly skin
  21. sensitivity of the eye to light
  22. tearing
  23. upper right abdominal or stomach pain

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.