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:

Rare

  1. Change in consciousness
  2. cough
  3. loss of consciousness
  4. tightness in chest
  5. troubled breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in urine or stools
  4. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. difficulty swallowing
  8. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  9. fever
  10. hives, itching, rash
  11. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  12. lower back or side pain
  13. nausea
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  17. reddening of the skin, especially around ears
  18. seizures
  19. sore throat
  20. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  21. swelling of eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  22. swollen glands
  23. ulcers
  24. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  25. unusual bleeding or bruising
  26. unusual tiredness or weakness
  27. weakness in the arms, hands, legs, or feet

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. Bitter taste
  2. metallic taste

Less common

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. cramps
  4. difficulty having a bowel movement
  5. dizziness
  6. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  7. headache
  8. heartburn
  9. indigestion
  10. loss of appetite
  11. pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat
  12. vomiting
  13. weight loss

Rare

  1. Body aches or pain
  2. coating on tongue
  3. depression
  4. hoarseness
  5. mood or mental changes
  6. runny nose
  7. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  8. voice changes

Incidence not known

  1. Darkened urine
  2. diarrhea
  3. difficulty in moving
  4. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  5. giddiness
  6. lightheadedness
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. pain, swelling, or redness in joints
  9. sensation of spinning
  10. shakiness and unsteady walk
  11. sleepiness
  12. swelling of the mouth
  13. tongue discoloration
  14. trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination
  15. trouble sleeping
  16. unable to sleep
  17. white or brownish vaginal discharge
  18. white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue

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.