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. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. changes in the fingernails or toenails
  4. confusion
  5. decreased urination
  6. diarrhea
  7. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  8. difficulty in breathing
  9. dry eyes
  10. dry mouth
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. increase in heart rate
  13. irregular heartbeats
  14. lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting
  15. loosening of the fingernails
  16. loss of appetite
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. mood or mental changes
  19. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  20. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  21. pain in the bones
  22. rapid breathing
  23. redness or soreness around the fingernails
  24. seeing flashes or sparks of light
  25. seeing floating spots before the eyes, or a veil or curtain across part of your vision
  26. seizures
  27. stomach cramps
  28. sunken eyes
  29. thirst
  30. tremor
  31. unusual tiredness or weakness
  32. unusual weight loss
  33. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Pain or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury

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. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. changes in taste
  3. constipation
  4. difficulty in moving
  5. dry skin
  6. hair loss
  7. loss of taste
  8. nausea
  9. pain in the joints
  10. rapid weight gain
  11. redness, swelling, pain of the skin
  12. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  13. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  14. ulceration of the skin
  15. 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.