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. Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the site

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blurred vision
  3. chest pain or tightness
  4. chills
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. dizziness
  8. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  9. fainting
  10. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  11. feeling of warmth
  12. fever
  13. headache
  14. itching, skin rash
  15. lip and throat swelling
  16. painful or difficult urination
  17. pale skin
  18. pounding in the ears
  19. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  20. redness of the skin
  21. sore throat
  22. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  23. sweating
  24. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  25. swollen glands
  26. trouble breathing
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. 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:

Less common

  1. Back pain
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. muscle spasms
  4. pain in the arms or legs
  5. sensation of spinning
  6. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

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.