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. Blurred vision
  2. dizziness
  3. headache
  4. nervousness
  5. pounding in the ears
  6. slow or fast heartbeat

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. chest pain or discomfort
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. difficult or labored breathing
  7. fainting
  8. fever
  9. irregular heartbeat
  10. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. rapid weight gain
  13. sore throat
  14. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  15. swollen glands
  16. tightness in the chest
  17. tingling of the hands or feet
  18. unusual bleeding or bruising
  19. unusual tiredness or weakness
  20. unusual weight gain or loss

Incidence not known

  1. Change in mental status
  2. dark or bloody urine
  3. difficulty with speaking
  4. fever
  5. pale color of the skin
  6. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  7. seizures
  8. weakness
  9. 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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. diarrhea
  3. nausea
  4. pain in the arms or legs
  5. rash

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.