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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

  1. Bleeding wound
  2. blurred vision
  3. confusion
  4. diarrhea
  5. dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  6. red, tender, or oozing skin at the incision site
  7. sweating
  8. unusual tiredness or weakness


  1. Black, tarry, stools
  2. bloating
  3. chest pain
  4. chills
  5. constipation
  6. cough
  7. dark urine
  8. difficult or labored breathing
  9. fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  10. fever
  11. hives, itching, skin rash
  12. hoarseness
  13. indigestion
  14. irritation
  15. joint pain, stiffness or swelling
  16. loss of appetite
  17. lower back or side pain
  18. mood or mental changes
  19. muscle cramps in the hands, arms, feet, legs, or face
  20. nausea
  21. numbness and tingling around the mouth, fingertips, or feet
  22. painful or difficult urination
  23. pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
  24. pale skin
  25. redness of the skin
  26. seizures
  27. sore throat
  28. stomach cramps
  29. swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  30. tightness in the chest
  31. tremor
  32. troubled breathing or swallowing
  33. ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
  34. unusual bleeding or bruising
  35. vomiting
  36. 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. Dry, red, hot, or irritated skin


  1. Anxiety
  2. change in taste
  3. discouragement
  4. feeling sad or empty
  5. loss of interest or pleasure
  6. loss of taste
  7. trouble concentrating
  8. trouble sleeping

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.