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. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blurred vision
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. cloudy urine
  8. confusion
  9. constipation
  10. cough or hoarseness
  11. coughing up blood
  12. decreased urine output
  13. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  14. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  15. dilated neck veins
  16. dizziness
  17. extreme fatigue
  18. fainting
  19. frequent urge to urinate
  20. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  21. indigestion
  22. irregular breathing
  23. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  24. lightheadedness
  25. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  26. nervousness
  27. nosebleeds
  28. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  29. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  30. pale skin
  31. paralysis
  32. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  33. pounding in the ears
  34. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  35. rapid weight gain
  36. rapid, shallow breathing
  37. red or black, tarry stools
  38. red or dark brown urine
  39. severe headaches of sudden onset
  40. slow or fast heartbeat
  41. sore throat
  42. sudden loss of coordination
  43. sudden shortness of breath
  44. sudden slurred speech
  45. sudden vision changes
  46. tingling of the hands or feet
  47. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  48. unusual bleeding or bruising
  49. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Anxiety
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  5. pain, redness, or swelling in the arms or legs
  6. sudden shortness of breath
  7. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  8. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  2. blue-green halos seen around objects
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased appetite
  6. diarrhea
  7. dry eyes
  8. fever
  9. headache
  10. itching or skin rash
  11. loss of appetite
  12. nausea and vomiting
  13. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  14. severe vomiting, sometimes with blood
  15. unusual tiredness or weakness
  16. yellow eyes or skin

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. Back or bone pain
  2. cracked lips
  3. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. dry skin
  6. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  7. lack or loss of strength
  8. muscle aches
  9. muscle pain or stiffness
  10. sore throat
  11. stuffy or runny nose
  12. trouble sleeping

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.