Side Effects

Drug information provided by: 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. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. black, tarry stools
  3. bleeding gums
  4. blood in the urine or stools
  5. blurred vision
  6. burning, tingling, numbness or pain in the hands, arms, feet, or legs
  7. change in consciousness
  8. change in muscle reflexes
  9. chest pain
  10. chills
  11. confusion
  12. cough
  13. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  14. fever
  15. increased sensitivity to pain or touch
  16. low blood pressure or pulse
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. nerve pain
  19. painful or difficult urination
  20. pale skin
  21. pinpoint red spots on the skin
  22. sensation of pins and needles
  23. severe constipation
  24. severe vomiting
  25. shortness of breath
  26. sneezing
  27. sore throat
  28. stabbing pain
  29. sweating
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. troubled breathing
  32. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  33. unsteadiness or awkwardness
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Blue lips, fingernails, or skin
  2. irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing

Incidence not known

  1. Abdominal or stomach tenderness
  2. clay colored stools
  3. dark urine
  4. decreased appetite
  5. headache
  6. itching
  7. joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  8. loss of appetite
  9. nausea and vomiting
  10. skin rash
  11. swelling of the feet or lower legs
  12. yellow eyes or 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. Lack or loss of strength
  2. mental depression or anxiety
  3. muscle weakness
  4. nightmares or unusually vivid dreams

Incidence not known

  1. Redness, pain, or swelling at the injection site

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.