Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  6. chills
  7. cold or flu-like symptoms
  8. congestion
  9. cough or hoarseness
  10. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  11. difficulty with breathing
  12. dryness or soreness of the throat
  13. ear congestion
  14. fever
  15. frequent urge to urinate
  16. headache
  17. loss of ability to use or understand speech or language
  18. loss of bladder control
  19. loss of voice
  20. lower back or side pain
  21. pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
  22. partial or slight paralysis
  23. rapid weight gain
  24. seizures
  25. shakiness and unsteady walk
  26. shortness of breath or troubled breathing
  27. sneezing
  28. sore throat
  29. stuffy or runny nose
  30. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  31. tightness of the chest
  32. tingling of the hands or feet
  33. trouble swallowing
  34. unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness
  36. unusual weight gain or loss
  37. voice changes

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. dizziness
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. flushing or redness of the skin
  6. hives, itching, or skin rash
  7. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  8. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  9. unusual bleeding or bruising
  10. unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. clay colored stools
  4. decreased appetite
  5. deep, dark purple bruise
  6. diarrhea
  7. joint or muscle pain
  8. nausea or vomiting
  9. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  10. red, irritated eyes
  11. small red or purple spots on the skin
  12. sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  13. yellow eyes or 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:

More common

  1. Back pain
  2. being forgetful
  3. blurred vision
  4. breast pain
  5. change in walking and balance
  6. clumsiness or unsteadiness
  7. constipation
  8. discouragement
  9. fear or nervousness
  10. feeling sad or empty
  11. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  12. irritability
  13. lack or loss of strength
  14. loss of interest or pleasure
  15. problems with memory
  16. sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  17. tiredness
  18. trouble concentrating
  19. trouble sleeping
  20. weight loss

Less common

  1. Change in taste or bad unusual or unpleasant (after) taste
  2. changes in vision
  3. difficulty with moving
  4. double vision
  5. dry skin
  6. increased weight
  7. mood or mental changes
  8. muscle aching or cramping
  9. muscle stiffness
  10. seeing double
  11. swollen joints

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.