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. Black, tarry stools
  2. bleeding gums
  3. blood in the urine or stools
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chest pain
  6. chills
  7. congestion
  8. cough
  9. difficult or labored breathing
  10. dryness or soreness of the throat
  11. fever
  12. hoarseness
  13. lower back or side pain
  14. painful or difficult urination
  15. pale skin
  16. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  17. runny nose
  18. sneezing
  19. tender, swollen glands in the neck
  20. tightness in the chest
  21. trouble in swallowing
  22. troubled breathing with exertion
  23. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  24. unusual bleeding or bruising
  25. unusual tiredness or weakness
  26. voice changes

Less common

  1. Confusion
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. fainting
  5. fast heartbeat
  6. lightheadedness
  7. nausea
  8. pain or cramping in the abdomen
  9. rapid, shallow breathing
  10. stomach pain
  11. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Cracked lips
  2. dizziness
  3. hives, itching, skin rash
  4. large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or genitals
  5. pale skin, pain, or redness at the site of injection
  6. puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  7. severe bleeding
  8. severe itching, skin rash
  9. severe stomach pain

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. Bone or back pain
  2. constipation
  3. lack or loss of strength

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.