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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. blood in the urine
  3. blurred or double vision
  4. confusion
  5. coughing up blood
  6. cracked lips
  7. diarrhea
  8. difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  9. difficulty with walking
  10. dizziness
  11. drooping eyelids
  12. headache, sudden, severe
  13. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  14. jaw pain
  15. nausea and vomiting
  16. nosebleeds
  17. numbness or tingling in the fingers and toes
  18. pain in the fingers and toes
  19. paralysis
  20. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  21. red or black, tarry stools
  22. red or dark brown urine
  23. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth
  24. weakness

Incidence not known

  1. Absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods
  2. blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  3. bloated abdomen
  4. cough or hoarseness
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. fever or chills
  7. hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  8. joint or muscle pain
  9. lower back or side pain
  10. pain and fullness in the right upper abdomen or stomach
  11. painful or difficult urination
  12. pale skin
  13. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  14. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  15. red, irritated eyes
  16. redness of the skin
  17. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  18. tightness in the chest
  19. troubled breathing with exertion
  20. unusual bleeding or bruising
  21. unusual tiredness or weakness
  22. weight gain
  23. yellow eyes and 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  3. hair loss or thinning of the hair
  4. itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  5. loss of appetite
  6. pain at the injection site
  7. stopping of menstrual bleeding
  8. 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.