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 as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Chills
  2. difficulty in breathing
  3. fever
  4. skin rash or hives
  5. sore throat
  6. unusual bleeding or bruising
  7. unusual tiredness or weakness
  8. vision impairment

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. Abdominal pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. constipation
  4. diarrhea
  5. difficulty or pain upon swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. dryness of throat
  8. hair loss
  9. headache
  10. heartburn
  11. increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight
  12. irritated or red eyes
  13. itching
  14. loss of appetite
  15. nausea
  16. nosebleed
  17. ringing in the ears
  18. runny nose
  19. sores in mouth
  20. stomach gas
  21. stomach upset
  22. 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.