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. Bladder pain
  2. bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. confusion
  8. cough
  9. diarrhea
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. difficulty with speaking
  13. double vision
  14. ear congestion
  15. fever
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  18. headache
  19. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  20. inability to speak
  21. joint pain
  22. loss of appetite
  23. loss of voice
  24. lower back or side pain
  25. muscle aches and pains
  26. nasal congestion
  27. nausea
  28. pale skin
  29. rapid weight gain
  30. runny nose
  31. shivering
  32. shortness of breath
  33. slow speech
  34. sneezing
  35. sore throat
  36. sweating
  37. tightness in the chest
  38. tingling of the hands or feet
  39. trouble sleeping
  40. troubled breathing with exertion
  41. unusual bleeding or bruising
  42. unusual tiredness or weakness
  43. unusual weight gain or loss
  44. vomiting
  45. wheezing

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. Back pain
  2. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  3. decreased weight
  4. dizziness
  5. feeling of warmth
  6. lack or loss of strength
  7. loss of appetite
  8. muscle ache
  9. muscle or bone pain
  10. muscle spasms
  11. neck pain
  12. rash
  13. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  14. sleeplessness
  15. sudden sweating
  16. unable to sleep
  17. weight loss

Less common

  1. Shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  2. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

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.