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

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain or swelling
  2. arm, back, or jaw pain
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. blood in the eyes
  5. blood in the urine
  6. bruising or purple areas on the skin
  7. chest pain or discomfort
  8. chest tightness or heaviness
  9. coughing up blood
  10. decreased alertness
  11. fast or irregular heartbeat
  12. headache
  13. joint pain or swelling
  14. nausea
  15. nosebleeds

Less common

  1. Bleeding gums
  2. lightheadedness or fainting
  3. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  4. severe, unusual tiredness or weakness
  5. slow heartbeat
  6. swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs

Incidence not known

  1. Chills or fever
  2. cough
  3. difficulty swallowing
  4. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  5. skin rash, hives, or itching
  6. trouble breathing

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. Pain in the legs or hips

Less common

  1. Dizziness
  2. sweating

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.