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:

Rare

  1. Chest pain
  2. dry cough
  3. fever
  4. rapid or trouble breathing
  5. skin rash
  6. unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty swallowing
  9. dizziness
  10. fainting spells
  11. fast or irregular heartbeat
  12. hives, itching
  13. irritation or soreness of the tongue
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. lower back or side pain
  16. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  17. painful or difficult urination
  18. pale skin
  19. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  20. red, irritated eyes
  21. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  22. sore throat
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  24. swollen glands
  25. tightness in the chest
  26. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Loss of appetite
  2. vomiting
  3. 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.