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. blood in the urine or stools
  3. chills
  4. cough
  5. fever
  6. hoarseness
  7. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  8. lower back, side, or stomach pain
  9. painful or difficult urination
  10. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  11. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  12. unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

  1. Bloody, black, or tarry stools
  2. decrease in the amount of urine
  3. heartburn
  4. indigestion
  5. nausea
  6. noisy, rattling breathing
  7. right upper abdominal pain and fullness
  8. severe stomach pain, cramping, or burning
  9. stomach bloating
  10. swelling of the fingers or hands
  11. trouble breathing
  12. troubled breathing at rest
  13. vomiting of material that looks like coffee grounds, severe and continuing
  14. weight gain
  15. yellow eyes or skin

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

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Blurred vision
  2. cloudy urine
  3. confusion
  4. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  5. dry mouth
  6. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  7. increased sweating
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness
  9. 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:

Less common

  1. Loss of appetite
  2. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  3. 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.