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. Black, tarry stools
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. fever
  7. hives, itching, or rash
  8. hoarseness
  9. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  10. lower back or side pain
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. pale skin
  13. redness of the skin
  14. sore throat
  15. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. troubled breathing or swallowing
  18. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  19. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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. Body aches or pain
  2. change in taste
  3. cracked lips
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. dizziness
  7. dry skin
  8. ear congestion
  9. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  10. headache
  11. loosening of the fingernails
  12. loss of taste
  13. loss of voice
  14. nasal congestion
  15. nausea
  16. redness or soreness around the fingernails
  17. runny nose
  18. sneezing
  19. vomiting
  20. watering of the eyes

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.