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. Blood in the urine
  2. joint pain
  3. lower back or side pain
  4. swelling of the feet or lower legs

Less common

  1. Aggressive reaction
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. blood in the stools
  4. nausea
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. severe abdominal or stomach pain
  7. sore throat and fever
  8. unusual bleeding or bruising
  9. unusual tiredness or weakness
  10. vomiting
  11. yellow eyes or skin


  1. Diarrhea
  2. dizziness
  3. increase in blood pressure
  4. severe or continuing headaches

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. Acne
  2. constipation
  3. loss of appetite

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.