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. bladder pain
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blindness
  5. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  6. bloody or cloudy urine
  7. blurred or decreased vision
  8. body aches or pain
  9. bone pain
  10. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  11. chest pain or tightness
  12. chills
  13. confusion
  14. cough
  15. coughing up blood
  16. decreased urination
  17. diarrhea
  18. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  19. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  20. dizziness
  21. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  22. dry mouth
  23. ear congestion
  24. fainting
  25. fast or irregular heartbeat
  26. fever
  27. flushed, dry skin
  28. fruit-like breath odor
  29. hallucinations
  30. headache
  31. hoarseness
  32. holding false beliefs that cannot be changed by fact
  33. increase in heart rate
  34. increased hunger or thirst
  35. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  36. increased urination
  37. lightheadedness
  38. loss of appetite
  39. loss of consciousness
  40. loss of voice
  41. lower back or side pain
  42. mental or mood changes
  43. muscle cramps or pain
  44. nausea
  45. nosebleeds
  46. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  47. painful or difficult urination
  48. pale skin
  49. paralysis
  50. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  51. problems with memory
  52. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  53. rapid breathing
  54. red or black, tarry stools
  55. red or dark brown urine
  56. runny or stuffy nose
  57. seizures
  58. sneezing
  59. sore throat
  60. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  61. stomach pain
  62. sunken eyes
  63. sweating
  64. swollen glands
  65. tingling of the hands or feet
  66. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  67. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  68. unusual bleeding or bruising
  69. unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  70. unusual tiredness or weakness
  71. unusual weight gain or loss
  72. vomiting
  73. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  74. wrinkled skin

Less common

  1. Burning or stinging of the skin
  2. dilated neck veins
  3. painful cold sores or blisters on the lips, nose, eyes, or genitals

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. Change in or loss of taste
  2. constipation
  3. trouble sleeping

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.