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. blurred vision
  3. decreased urine
  4. dizziness
  5. fever or chills
  6. headache
  7. increased thirst
  8. irregular heartbeat
  9. loss of appetite
  10. mood or mental changes
  11. muscle pain or cramps
  12. muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching
  13. nausea or vomiting
  14. nervousness
  15. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  16. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  17. pounding in the ears
  18. slow or fast heartbeat
  19. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs
  20. trembling
  21. trouble breathing
  22. unusual bleeding or bruising
  23. unusual tiredness or weakness

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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  5. rash
  6. small red or purple spots on the skin
  7. upper abdominal or stomach pain

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.