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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  4. blood in the urine
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chills
  7. cough
  8. difficulty in breathing
  9. ear congestion
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. loss of voice
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. muscle aches
  15. nasal congestion
  16. painful or difficult urination
  17. pale skin
  18. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  19. rapid weight gain
  20. sneezing
  21. sore throat
  22. stuffy or runny nose
  23. tingling of the hands or feet
  24. trouble breathing
  25. troubled breathing with exertion
  26. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. unusual weight gain or loss

Less common

  1. Redness, swelling, or pain of the skin
  2. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  3. tenderness of the palms and soles
  4. tingling of the hands and feet
  5. ulceration of the skin

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. Belching
  2. change in taste
  3. constipation
  4. decreased appetite
  5. diarrhea
  6. discouragement
  7. dizziness
  8. feeling sad or empty
  9. heartburn
  10. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  11. indigestion
  12. irritability
  13. itching, skin rash
  14. lack of appetite
  15. lack or loss of strength
  16. loss of interest or pleasure
  17. loss of taste
  18. nausea
  19. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  20. severe sunburn
  21. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  22. stomach distention
  23. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  24. trouble concentrating
  25. trouble sleeping
  26. vomiting

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.