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:

Less common

  1. Cough or hoarseness
  2. fever or chills
  3. lower back or side pain
  4. pain
  5. painful or difficult urination


  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. clay-colored stools
  3. dark urine
  4. diarrhea
  5. dizziness
  6. headache
  7. itching
  8. loss of appetite
  9. nausea
  10. rash
  11. unpleasant breath odor
  12. unusual tiredness or weakness
  13. vomiting of blood
  14. yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

  1. Attack, assault, or force
  2. attempts at killing oneself
  3. discouragement
  4. dry mouth
  5. fear or nervousness
  6. feeling sad or empty
  7. fever with or without chills
  8. general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  9. hyperventilation
  10. irregular heartbeats
  11. irritability
  12. lack of appetite
  13. large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  14. loss of interest or pleasure
  15. restlessness
  16. seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  17. shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet
  18. shortness of breath
  19. sleeplessness
  20. sore throat
  21. sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  22. tiredness
  23. trembling or shaking of the hands or feet
  24. trouble with concentrating
  25. trouble with sleeping
  26. unable to sleep
  27. unusual bleeding or bruising

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. Acid or sour stomach
  2. back pain
  3. belching
  4. difficulty with moving
  5. heartburn
  6. indigestion
  7. joint pain
  8. lack or loss of strength
  9. muscle aching or cramping
  10. muscle pains or stiffness
  11. stomach discomfort or upset
  12. swollen joints
  13. vomiting

Incidence not known

  1. Hives or welts
  2. redness 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.