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. Abdominal or stomach cramping, burning, or tenderness
  2. back or leg pains
  3. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  4. bloody or black, tarry stools
  5. bloody or cloudy urine
  6. blue lips and fingernails
  7. blurred vision
  8. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  9. chest pain
  10. clay-colored stools
  11. clear or bloody discharge from the nipple
  12. confusion
  13. cough or hoarseness
  14. dark urine
  15. decreased appetite
  16. diarrhea
  17. difficult, fast, or noisy breathing
  18. difficulty with swallowing
  19. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  20. fast or irregular heartbeat
  21. fever with or without chills
  22. flushed, dry skin
  23. fruit-like breath odor
  24. general body swelling
  25. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  26. greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  27. hives or welts, skin rash
  28. increased hunger
  29. increased thirst
  30. inverted nipple
  31. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  32. lower back or side pain
  33. lump in the breast or under the arm
  34. muscle cramps or pain
  35. nausea and vomiting
  36. numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands, feet, or lips
  37. painful or difficult urination
  38. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  39. pinpoint red or purple spots on the skin
  40. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  41. red, irritated eyes
  42. redness or swelling of the breast
  43. redness, soreness, or itching skin
  44. seizures
  45. sore on the skin of the breast that does not heal
  46. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  47. swelling of the face, hands, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  48. swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  49. tightness in the chest
  50. trembling
  51. troubled breathing
  52. unusual bleeding or bruising
  53. unusual tiredness or weakness
  54. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Difficulty with sleeping
  2. disorientation
  3. drowsiness to profound coma
  4. hallucination
  5. lethargy
  6. lightheadedness
  7. mood or other mental changes
  8. rash with flat lesions or small raised lesions on 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:

Incidence not known

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. bleeding after menopause
  3. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  4. discoloration of the skin
  5. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  6. inability to have or keep an erection
  7. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  8. muscle spasm
  9. restlessness
  10. sensation of spinning
  11. severe sunburn
  12. stomach upset
  13. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  14. swelling of the breasts or breast soreness in both females and males

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.