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. Bladder pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain or tightness
  6. cough
  7. coughing up blood
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  10. dizziness
  11. ear congestion
  12. fever or chills
  13. frequent urge to urinate
  14. headache
  15. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  16. loss of voice
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. muscle or bone pain
  19. nosebleeds
  20. pale skin
  21. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  22. red or black, tarry stools
  23. red or dark brown urine
  24. redness, itching, pain, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  25. sneezing
  26. sore throat
  27. stuffy or runny nose
  28. unusual bleeding or bruising
  29. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. fast heartbeat
  3. lightheadedness or fainting
  4. painful blisters on the trunk of the body
  5. rapid, shallow breathing


  1. General feeling of illness
  2. hoarseness
  3. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  4. swollen glands
  5. weight loss
  6. yellow skin and eyes

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. Constipation
  2. decreased appetite
  3. diarrhea
  4. hair loss or thinning
  5. nausea or vomiting
  6. skin rash
  7. stomach pain

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.