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:


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. chills
  3. clay-colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. diarrhea
  6. difficulty swallowing
  7. dizziness
  8. fast heartbeat
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. hives
  12. itching
  13. loss of appetite
  14. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  15. rash
  16. shortness of breath
  17. skin rash
  18. tightness in chest
  19. unpleasant breath odor
  20. unusual tiredness or weakness
  21. vomiting of blood
  22. wheezing
  23. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. back, leg, or stomach pains
  3. black, tarry stools
  4. bleeding gums
  5. blood in urine or stools
  6. chest pain
  7. coma
  8. confusion
  9. convulsions
  10. cough or hoarseness
  11. decreased urine output
  12. depression
  13. difficulty breathing
  14. fast or irregular heartbeat
  15. fatigue
  16. fever with or without chills
  17. fluid-filled skin blisters
  18. general body swelling
  19. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  20. hostility
  21. increased thirst
  22. irritability
  23. itching of the skin
  24. lethargy
  25. light-colored stools
  26. lower back or side pain
  27. muscle pain or cramps
  28. muscle twitching
  29. nausea or vomiting
  30. nosebleeds
  31. painful or difficult urination
  32. pale skin
  33. pinpoint red spots on skin
  34. rapid weight gain
  35. seizures
  36. sensitivity to the sun
  37. skin thinness
  38. sore throat
  39. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  40. stupor
  41. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  42. swollen or painful glands
  43. unusual bleeding or bruising

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Anxiety
  2. cold sweats
  3. cool, pale skin
  4. increased hunger
  5. nervousness
  6. nightmares
  7. shakiness
  8. slurred speech

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. Indigestion
  2. passing of gas


  1. Feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  2. sensation of spinning

Incidence not known

  1. Redness or other discoloration of skin
  2. severe sunburn

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.