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:

Incidence not known

  1. Bleeding of the rectum
  2. bloody stools
  3. confusion
  4. cough
  5. decreased urine output
  6. diarrhea
  7. dizziness or fainting
  8. dry mouth
  9. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  10. fever
  11. headache
  12. hives, itching, skin rash
  13. increased thirst
  14. jerking or shaking of the muscles
  15. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  16. loss of bowel control
  17. loss of consciousness
  18. muscle pain or cramps
  19. nausea
  20. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  21. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  22. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  23. seizures
  24. stomach pain and tenderness
  25. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, ankles, hands, or feet
  26. tightness in the chest
  27. troubled breathing or swallowing
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Pain in the rectum

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.