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:

Less common

  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. bladder pain
  3. bloody or cloudy urine
  4. blurred vision
  5. body aches or pain
  6. chest pain or tightness
  7. chills
  8. cough
  9. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  10. difficulty breathing
  11. dizziness
  12. ear congestion
  13. fever
  14. frequent urge to urinate
  15. headache
  16. itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth on the skin
  17. loss of voice
  18. lower back or side pain
  19. muscle aches
  20. nervousness
  21. pounding in the ears
  22. slow or fast heartbeat
  23. sneezing
  24. sore throat
  25. stuffy or runny nose
  26. swollen glands
  27. trouble breathing
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. weight loss
  30. yellow eyes and skin

Incidence not known

  1. Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
  2. confusion
  3. dark urine
  4. decreased urination
  5. double vision
  6. dry mouth
  7. fainting
  8. hives or welts, rash
  9. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  10. increase in heart rate
  11. labored breathing
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  13. light-colored stools
  14. lightheadedness
  15. nausea
  16. no blood pressure or pulse
  17. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  18. pain, redness, swelling, or tenderness in the arms or legs
  19. pale skin
  20. pink growth
  21. persistent non-healing sore
  22. rapid breathing
  23. rapid weight gain
  24. reddish patch or irritated area of the skin
  25. shiny bump
  26. slow speech
  27. stopping of heart
  28. sunken eyes
  29. sweating
  30. thirst
  31. tingling of the hands or feet
  32. unconsciousness
  33. unusual bleeding or bruising
  34. unusual weight gain
  35. upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  36. vomiting
  37. white, yellow or waxy scar-like area
  38. wrinkled 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:

Less common

  1. Diarrhea

Incidence not known

  1. Belching
  2. burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  3. burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. muscle pain or stiffness
  8. pain in the joints
  9. stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  10. tenderness in the stomach area
  11. trouble sleeping
  12. unusually warm skin

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.