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. Back pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in urine or stools
  5. bone pain
  6. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  7. chest pain or tightness
  8. confusion
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. dry mouth
  11. fast or irregular heartbeat
  12. fever or chills
  13. flushing
  14. headache
  15. increased thirst
  16. lightheadedness or fainting
  17. loss of appetite
  18. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  19. mood or mental changes
  20. muscle pain or cramps
  21. nausea or vomiting
  22. numbness or tingling in the mouth, fingers, hands, or feet
  23. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals
  24. painful or difficult urination
  25. pale skin
  26. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  27. seizures
  28. sore throat
  29. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  30. stomach cramps
  31. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  32. swollen glands
  33. tremor
  34. troubled breathing
  35. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  36. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  37. unusual bleeding or bruising
  38. unusual tiredness or weakness
  39. 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. diarrhea
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. dizziness
  5. ear congestion
  6. joint pain
  7. loss of voice
  8. muscle stiffness
  9. runny or stuffy nose
  10. sneezing
  11. weight loss

Less common

  1. Blurred vision

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.