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:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. blood in the stool or urine
  3. confusion
  4. convulsions
  5. decreased urine output
  6. diarrhea
  7. dizziness
  8. fast or irregular heartbeat
  9. fever
  10. headache
  11. increased thirst
  12. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  13. muscle pain or cramps
  14. nausea or vomiting
  15. nose bleeds
  16. overactive reflexes
  17. poor coordination
  18. red or purple spots on the skin
  19. restlessness
  20. shivering
  21. shortness of breath
  22. sweating
  23. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  24. talking or acting with excitement you cannot control
  25. trembling or shaking
  26. twitching
  27. unusual bruising
  28. unusual tiredness or weakness
  29. vomiting blood

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 having a bowel movement (stool)
  2. dry mouth

Less common

  1. Bloated or full feeling
  2. excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines
  3. itching skin
  4. passing gas
  5. unusual dreams

Incidence not known

  1. Acid or sour stomach
  2. belching
  3. blurred vision
  4. change in taste
  5. dizziness or lightheadedness
  6. eye pain
  7. feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  8. feeling of warmth
  9. heartburn
  10. indigestion
  11. loss of taste
  12. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  13. sensation of spinning
  14. stomach discomfort, upset, 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.