Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Merative, 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. Back pain
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blurred vision
  4. chest pain, tightness, or discomfort
  5. confusion
  6. cough
  7. coughing up blood
  8. difficult or trouble breathing
  9. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  10. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  11. headache
  12. increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  13. lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  14. loss of consciousness
  15. nausea or vomiting
  16. nervousness
  17. nosebleeds
  18. paralysis
  19. pounding in the ears
  20. prolonged bleeding from cuts
  21. red or black, tarry stools
  22. red or dark brown urine
  23. sweating
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Change in mental status
  2. difficulty in speaking
  3. fever
  4. pale skin
  5. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  6. seizures
  7. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Difficulty with swallowing
  2. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  3. rash

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. Diarrhea

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.