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. Back pain or spasms
  2. blurred vision
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. chest pain
  5. chills
  6. confusion
  7. decreased urine output
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. fainting
  10. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  11. feeling of warmth
  12. feeling unusually cold
  13. headache
  14. increased thirst
  15. muscle pain or cramps
  16. nausea
  17. nervousness
  18. pounding in the ears
  19. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  20. seizures
  21. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  22. shivering
  23. sweating
  24. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  25. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. vomiting

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. bloody nose
  3. cough
  4. coughing up blood
  5. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  6. dizziness
  7. fever
  8. inability to speak
  9. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  10. loss of consciousness
  11. low blood pressure or pulse
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nosebleeds
  14. pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially calves of the legs
  15. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  16. painful or difficult urination
  17. pale skin
  18. paralysis
  19. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  20. red or black, tarry stools
  21. red or dark brown urine
  22. severe constipation
  23. severe headaches of sudden onset
  24. severe numbness, especially on one side of the face or body
  25. slurred speech
  26. sore throat
  27. stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  28. sudden loss of coordination
  29. sudden onset of slurred speech
  30. sudden vision changes
  31. sweating
  32. temporary blindness
  33. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing

Incidence not known

  1. Full feeling and pain in the upper abdomen
  2. nausea
  3. sudden weakness in the arms or legs
  4. sudden, severe chest pain

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. Diarrhea

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.