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:

More common

  1. Bloody nose
  2. burning, numbness, tingling, or painful sensations
  3. clay colored stools
  4. dark urine
  5. decreased or loss of appetite
  6. fever
  7. headache
  8. mood or mental changes
  9. nausea and vomiting
  10. pale skin
  11. severe diarrhea
  12. skin rash, itching
  13. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  14. stomach pain or tenderness
  15. troubled breathing with exertion
  16. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  17. unusual bleeding or bruising
  18. unusual tiredness or weakness
  19. weakness of the arms, hands, legs, or feet
  20. yellow eyes or skin

Less common

  1. Muscle spasm or jerking of all extremities
  2. loss of bladder control
  3. seizures
  4. sudden loss of consciousness

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. Difficulty in moving
  2. loss of weight
  3. muscle pain or stiffness
  4. pain in the joints
  5. redness, swelling, pain of the skin
  6. scaling of the skin on the hands and feet
  7. swelling or inflammation of the mouth
  8. ulceration of the 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.