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:

More common

  1. Bladder pain
  2. bloody or cloudy urine
  3. blurred vision
  4. body aches or pain
  5. chills
  6. cough
  7. decreased urine
  8. difficult, burning, or painful urination
  9. dizziness
  10. dry mouth
  11. ear congestion
  12. fainting
  13. fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
  14. fever
  15. fractures
  16. frequent urge to urinate
  17. headache
  18. increased thirst
  19. loss of appetite
  20. loss of voice
  21. lower back or side pain
  22. mood changes
  23. nausea or vomiting
  24. numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
  25. nervousness
  26. pounding in the ears
  27. runny or stuffy nose
  28. seizures
  29. slow or fast heartbeat
  30. sneezing
  31. sore throat
  32. swelling
  33. trouble breathing
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  1. Chest pain, discomfort, or tightness
  2. dilated neck veins
  3. irregular breathing
  4. weight gain

Incidence not known

  1. Clay-colored stools
  2. dark urine
  3. diarrhea
  4. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  5. itching, rash
  6. muscle cramp, spasm, pain, or stiffness
  7. stomach pain, continuing
  8. thickening of bronchial secretions
  9. unpleasant breath odor
  10. vomiting of blood
  11. 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:

More common

  1. Constipation
  2. falls
  3. feeling of warmth
  4. groin pain
  5. increased urge to urinate during the night
  6. joint swelling or discomfort
  7. redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
  8. trouble sleeping
  9. waking to urinate at night

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.