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 immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Skin rash or itching


  1. Black, tarry stools
  2. blood in urine or stools
  3. bluish fingernails, lips, or skin
  4. changes in facial skin color
  5. chills
  6. difficult breathing or shortness of breath
  7. fever with or without chills
  8. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  9. headache
  10. joint or muscle pain
  11. nausea
  12. neck stiffness
  13. pale skin
  14. pinpoint red spots on skin
  15. redness, blistering, burning, tenderness, peeling, or loosening of skin or mucous membranes
  16. redness, swelling, or soreness of tongue
  17. red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  18. sore throat
  19. swelling
  20. thickened or scaly skin
  21. unusual bleeding or bruising
  22. unusual tiredness or weakness

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
  2. loss of appetite
  3. nausea or vomiting
  4. stomach cramps or pain

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.

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