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:

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloody diarrhea
  4. blurred or loss of vision
  5. chest pain or discomfort
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. dark urine
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficulty swallowing
  11. difficulty with moving
  12. disturbed color perception
  13. dizziness
  14. double vision
  15. fainting
  16. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  17. fever
  18. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  19. general tiredness and weakness
  20. halos around lights
  21. hives, itching, skin rash
  22. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  23. light-colored stools
  24. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  25. muscle pains, cramps, or stiffness
  26. nausea
  27. night blindness
  28. overbright appearance of lights
  29. painful or difficult urination
  30. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  31. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  32. red, irritated eyes
  33. redness of the skin
  34. severe abdominal or stomach pain
  35. seizures
  36. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  37. sore throat
  38. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  39. stomach discomfort with or without nausea
  40. stomach pain
  41. sweating
  42. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  43. swollen glands
  44. thickening of bronchial secretions
  45. tightness in the chest
  46. tremor
  47. troubled breathing
  48. tunnel vision
  49. unusual bleeding or bruising
  50. unusual tiredness or weakness
  51. upper right abdominal pain
  52. vomiting
  53. yellow eyes and 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Change in walking and balance
  2. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  4. dizziness or lightheadedness
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. headache
  7. hearing loss
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. loss of appetite
  10. sensation of spinning
  11. weight loss

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.