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:

Less common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. chills
  5. cough
  6. dark urine
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
  10. fever
  11. frequent urge to urinate
  12. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  13. headache
  14. increased cough
  15. itching skin
  16. joint pain
  17. loss of appetite
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. muscle aches and pains
  20. nausea
  21. nervousness
  22. persistent loss of appetite or weight loss
  23. pounding in the ears
  24. right upper quadrant tenderness
  25. runny nose
  26. shivering
  27. slow heartbeat
  28. sore throat
  29. trouble sleeping
  30. unusual tiredness or weakness
  31. vomiting
  32. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry, stools
  2. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  3. difficult breathing
  4. increased thirst
  5. nausea
  6. pale skin
  7. swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
  8. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising
  10. weight gain

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Agitation
  2. back pain
  3. bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  4. blurred vision
  5. coma
  6. confusion
  7. dark urine
  8. difficulty breathing
  9. dizziness or lightheadedness
  10. drowsiness
  11. fever
  12. headache
  13. irritability
  14. memory loss
  15. pale skin
  16. rapid heart rate
  17. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  18. seizures
  19. sore throat
  20. stiff neck
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness
  23. vomiting

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. Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  2. lack or loss of strength

Less common

  1. Difficulty moving
  2. dizziness or lightheadedness
  3. dry mouth
  4. excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. full feeling
  7. muscle stiffness
  8. passing gas
  9. rapid weight gain
  10. sensation of spinning
  11. skin rash, encrusted, scaly and oozing
  12. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  13. stomach pain
  14. tingling of the hands or feet
  15. unusual weight gain or 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.