Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. fainting
  18. frequent urge to urinate
  19. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  20. indigestion
  21. irregular breathing
  22. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  23. lightheadedness
  24. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  25. nervousness
  26. nosebleeds
  27. pains in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  28. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  29. pale skin
  30. paralysis
  31. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  32. pounding in the ears
  33. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. rapid, shallow breathing
  36. red or black, tarry stools
  37. red or dark brown urine
  38. severe headaches of sudden onset
  39. slow or fast heartbeat
  40. sore throat
  41. sudden loss of coordination
  42. sudden slurred speech
  43. sudden vision changes
  44. tingling of the hands or feet
  45. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  46. unusual bleeding or bruising
  47. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

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

Incidence not known

  1. Blistering, peeling, loosening of the skin
  2. bloody, black, or tarry stools
  3. blue-green halos seen around objects
  4. clay-colored stools
  5. dark urine
  6. decreased appetite
  7. diarrhea
  8. dry eyes
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. heartburn
  12. indigestion
  13. itching or skin rash
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. loss of appetite
  16. nausea and vomiting
  17. red irritated eyes
  18. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  19. sensitivity of the eyes to light
  20. sensitivity to heat
  21. severe vomiting, sometimes with blood
  22. sore throat
  23. stomach cramps or tenderness
  24. sweating
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuous
  28. weight loss
  29. 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. dryness, itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. muscle aches, pain, or stiffness
  8. stuffy or runny nose

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.