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. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. changes in skin color
  4. chest pain or tightness
  5. chills
  6. cough or hoarseness
  7. dark urine
  8. diarrhea
  9. dizziness
  10. fever
  11. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  12. headache
  13. itching, skin rash
  14. joint or muscle pain
  15. light-colored stools
  16. loss of appetite
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nausea
  19. pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
  20. painful or difficult urination
  21. pale skin
  22. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  23. red, irritated eyes
  24. sore throat
  25. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  26. stomach pain
  27. swollen or painful glands
  28. trouble breathing
  29. unpleasant breath odor
  30. unusual bleeding or bruising
  31. vomiting of blood
  32. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Back, leg, or stomach pains
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blindness or vision changes
  4. bloating
  5. blood in the urine or stools
  6. bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms
  7. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, painful, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  8. burning of the face or mouth
  9. cloudy urine
  10. confusion
  11. constipation
  12. continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
  13. cracks in the skin
  14. decreased frequency or amount of urine
  15. difficulty with swallowing
  16. fainting spells
  17. general body swelling
  18. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  19. hair loss
  20. hearing loss
  21. hives
  22. increased thirst
  23. indigestion
  24. irregular heartbeat
  25. large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin
  26. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  27. loss of heat from the body
  28. muscle or joint pain
  29. nosebleeds
  30. not able to pass urine
  31. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  32. pain or burning while urinating
  33. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  34. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  35. raised red swellings on the skin, the buttocks, legs, or ankles
  36. redness of the white part of the eyes
  37. redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  38. seizures
  39. soreness of the muscles
  40. stiff neck or back
  41. stomach tenderness
  42. swelling of the face, hands, legs, and feet
  43. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  44. weakness in the hands or feet
  45. weakness or heaviness of the legs
  46. weight gain or loss

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. Passing of gas

Incidence not known

  1. Discouragement
  2. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  3. feeling sad or empty
  4. increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  5. lack of feeling or emotion
  6. loss of interest or pleasure
  7. nervousness
  8. redness or other discoloration of the skin
  9. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  10. sensation of spinning
  11. severe sunburn
  12. trouble concentrating
  13. trouble sleeping
  14. uncaring
  15. weight loss

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.